Re: Debian policy regarding debian/ upstream directory
2012/1/30 Stéphane Glondu <email@example.com>:
> Not exactly. What I meant is that in Debian, stuff might be changed in
> debian/ independently of upstream. For example, to follow changes in
> policy, package renaming, transitions, etc. The upstream "Debian
> packaging" then becomes osbolete, and it seems wrong to me to make a new
> upstream release just to keep up with Debian-specific changes.
Well, it depends on ability of upstream to make minor releases. But I
understand that could be an issue and that separated debian/ makes
package management easier for Debian.
Thank you for the clarifications,