> > Of course, but that involves diverging from upstream.
> Well, it depends.
> My theory is that stop using the build date is what a sensible
> upstream would do, so we would not be diverging, just "anticipating",
> since we would move in the same direction.

I share your discomfort re. the dates, but many upstreams are dead
and/or don't care.

Do we really want to unnecessarily burden the maintainer with
maintaining this patch forever? By all means send the patch upstream,
but bear in mind the alternative in *this* case is adjusting
debian/rules, a file completely and entirely within our control.


     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
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