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. Cheers, Jelmer -- Jelmer Vernooij <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/ Jabber: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Description: This is a digitally signed message part
_______________________________________________ vcs-pkg-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/vcs-pkg-discuss