Re: NMU for http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=610714? (auctex)
On 23.01.11 Faheem Mitha (email@example.com) wrote:
> I'd like to get a fix uploaded for #610714 for auctex in squeeze.
> This should be straightforward. The fix breaks preview with the
> version of ghostscript in squeeze (8.71~dfsg2-6.1), and was patched
> in upstream CVS in October 2010 (the patch is only to preview.el).
I was a little confused by your phrasing. Above you say that the fix
breaks something, i.e. would have side effects. After reading through
the bug report I understood that this is not correct.
> According to #debian-release on OFTC, the first thing is to get a
> fix into sid. Patching 11.86 in sid is easy, easier than patching
I'm not sure if fixes for non-RC bugs are accepted right now. Even
bringing 11.86 to testing *now* might not be possible. Rather leave
the fix to squeeze+1 and put the fixed file into
<Overfiend> The Unix way -- everything is a file
<Overfiend> The Linux way -- everything is a filesystem :)