Unison is a cross-platform file synchronisation software. The latest version available on Debian is outdated: Debian has version
2.40.102-2 while other systems have version
The thing is, Unison will not work between two machines that use different version, so Unison
2.48 on Mac OS will not sync with a machine using version
2.40 like Debian for instance. This makes Unison on Debian and Ubuntu useless for cross-platform synchronization.
Of course, one can download the source from Unison and build it on Debian, but this isn't convenient compared to a simple
apt-get install unison, as straight-forward as the build is.
So my question is, as it looks like the maintainers don't update the Unison package anymore, what can I do to help?
I've never been involved in packaging for Debian, and I have no reputation at all in the Debian community. All I have is an updated Unison binary that I'd like to make available for a simple