also sprach Florian Weimer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008.03.01.1334 +0100]: > The nice thing about Manoj's proposal that we (as in "the security > team", for instance) need not care if the Debian maintainer thinks that > upstream needs pristine topic branches, an integration branch, a weave, > or whatever. We just patch the source and be done with it. This isn't > a problem as long as we tell upstream to pick patches from unstable > (which they will likely do anyway because that version is much closer to > theirs most of the time).
A quilt series should satisfy those needs as well. If not, please explain where it falls short. -- .''`. martin f. krafft <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> : :' : proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user `. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems "wahnsinn bei individuen ist selten, aber in gruppen, nationen und epochen die regel." - friedrich nietzsche
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