v3 Debian source package formats

Aidan Van Dyk aidan at highrise.ca
Thu Oct 2 00:50:51 UTC 2008

* Manoj Srivastava <srivasta at acm.org> [081001 20:46]:

> > This might be you, but not the rest of the world. Also, people are
> > hardly trying to develop large and nifty features in their
> > debian/patches/ seriously. These are for tracking divergencies, not
> > accepted upstream X.Y for any reason.
>         I was hoping that a solution for cross distro patch sharing is
>  going to work for more than toy patches. If not, this whole effort is a
>  colossal waste of time.

But why aren't these patches going upstream?  Upstream *is* the sharing
point between distros.


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