* martin f. krafft: > 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.
It does, if you ship the sources with the series applied. AFAICT, this is not what's usually done. _______________________________________________ vcs-pkg-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/vcs-pkg-discuss