[Pkg-netatalk-devel] Backporting patches

Brian Campbell brian.campbell at editshare.com
Tue Feb 18 06:56:53 UTC 2014

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 1:31 AM, Brian Campbell
<brian.campbell at editshare.com> wrote:
> The following unreleased patches from upstream Netatalk
> (branch-netatalk-2-2) fix problems that we've run into in the field:
> 322ac2 Enhance handling of connection attempts when hitting the
> connection limit [1]
> c3e17c Fix handling of large number of volumes [2]
> We also enable the "follow symlinks" option for some of our shares;
> the following may occur for our customers, though I haven't actually
> heard any bug reports about it.
> 168d05 Fix error in ad_openat(), bug #532 [3]
> Would there be any objection to backporting these patches to Debian?
> Should I file Debian bugs for them, or is it generally OK to just
> apply upstream patches that haven't yet made it into a released
> version?

I've applied those patches and pushed a branch named "backports"
containing these patches; we can just merge those in (or fast-forward
master) if they look good.

-- Brian

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