Added irony: With pointer and memory allocation bugs, the problems are at least reproducible. Can't say that about threading bugs.
Sounds like you never had to debug a use-after-free bug.
We host an apt repository with a few packages for a bunch of debian and ubuntu releases. Of course you have to target the right dependency set, but that's true even when you target a specific version of either OS.
I was just miffed by the remark that Debian would not support PPAs, when in fact the whole technical groundwork is actually Debian's and all Ubuntu did was build a thin command interface over it and suddenly gets credited for the whole invention.
They also have extended the dpkg system with PPAs which (last time I checked) Debian did not support out of the box.
PPAs are basically just extra entries in
Like punning, programming is a play on words.