Re: Please allow sphinx 0.4.2-1 into testing
* Piotr Ożarowski [Fri, 01 Aug 2008 22:33:44 +0200]:
> [no sarcasm, just a question]
> Is it a general rule? The "no new upstream release" one?. I plan to upload
> sqlalchemy 0.4.7p1-1 with 3 lines of code changed soon. Do I really
> have to prepare 0.4.7-2 with changes moved from upstream sources to
> debian/patches? What does it change (besides avoiding big debdiff due to
> lots of date stamps in documentation / new regression test files)?
> If it's not a general rule, what's a sane debdiff size?
Well, if a new upstream version would be source-equivalent to a
backported version, then of course the new upstream version is ok.
The thing is that it shouldn't include stuff that would not be allowed
in a backported version.
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