On Mo, 2008-03-17 at 18:38 +0000, James Westby wrote:
> Support common tasks easily
> ---------------------------
> There are certain common tasks which should be made easy to do.
>   * New upstream release
>     - The process of incorporating a new upstream release, making
>       the necessary changes to the packaging data, and updating
>       any patches to apply to the new version should not be overly
>       complicated.
>   * Submitting patches to upstream
>     - The patches that are used in the package may not apply directly
>       to the current upstream. If that is the case it should be as easy
>       as possible to rectify that for sending them upstream.

I think there is a point missing here:

 * Importing patches from other distros 

If this was easier, I think sharing patches across distros could be more
common. More specifically, it could help the cooperation between Debian
and Ubuntu.



Jelmer Vernooij <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/

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