[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#862450: libxml2: diff for NMU version 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Tue Jan 2 12:35:53 UTC 2018

Hi Mattia,

On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 10:57:04AM +0100, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 10:45:33AM +0100, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 09:27:47AM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> > > I've prepared an NMU for libxml2 (versioned as 2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1) and
> > > uploaded it to DELAYED/2. Please feel free to tell me if I
> > > should delay it longer.
> > 
> > Usually I consider a bad idea incorporating patches like this that
> > haven't be applied upstream.  I hope SUSE did the right thing…
> Besides, it doesn't apply to 2.9.7, and there is another line of code
> that may or may not need a similar treatment (check out the experimental
> branch on git).  Could you please see about it?  Otherwise we risk
> ending up with an higher version either dropping the patch or
> mis-applying it...

Yes I agree with you that's not good. I had a look at the issue and
pingend the upstream bug again with a proposed/rebased patch on which
hopefully Marcus and upstream people can comment.


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