Bug#334357: unneeded hunks for GENERIC in debian/patches
On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 11:58:58AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Robert Millan a ?crit :
> >Package: kfreebsd-5
> >Severity: minor
> >The following patches contain hunks for sys/i386/conf/GENERIC which aren't
> >really used (since the config file is now in config/*). Perhaps they
> >be removed:
> This GENERIC configuration file is still provided in
> kfreebsd-source-5.4, so I think it is a good idea to provide it.
> What do you think?
I'm not sure. I think it's confusing to provide complete files in config/, but
still provide the patches. That can lead to inconsistencies easily.
How do Linux packages do this?