On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 11:06:41AM +0200, Alessio Treglia wrote:
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> wrote:
Please elaborate - in the bug header, not (only) here - on why forwarding is not needed.

Patch is debian-specific as we don't need to append /{,usr/{,local/}}lib to LD_LIBRARY_PATH and /usr/{,local/}bin to PATH. But true, touching upstream would be good anyway.

I did not imply that upstream needed to be contacted here - I didn't know that.

My point was (and is) that you should not mark a patch as not needing to be passed upstream, without at the same time clearly explaining *why*.

This is similar to suppressing a lintian warning: add an explanation.

Kind regards,

 - Jonas

 * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
 * Tlf.: +45 40843136  Website: http://dr.jones.dk/

 [x] quote me freely  [ ] ask before reusing  [ ] keep private

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list

Reply via email to