Re: architecture-specific upload issues
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On Fri, 11 Apr 1997, Roman Hodek wrote:
> The easy thing would be to send the patches to the maintainer, wait
> for the new source version, and then build the binary package... But
> this could obviously be a bit slow :-( I'd suggest non-maintainer
> uploads in urgent cases, and the slow procedure above for the rest.
> Non-maintainer uploads can easily disturb the work of the real
> maintainer, so they should be avoided as far as possible. But,
> admitted, this is not really satisfying...
As soon as patches are reasonable, simple and clean, I think that
non-maintainer uploads could be the way to go in general, not only in
If I maintain a package version "x", I would really don't care very much
to see a version "x.1" for another platform if diffs are sent to me and
I'm still allowed to release an x+1 version.
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Santiago Vila <email@example.com>