Re: Proposed update to python-debian
On Mon, Jan 02, 2012 at 06:41:30PM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-12-28 at 15:45 -0800, John Wright wrote:
> > Attached is a patch to the python-debian package which I intend to
> > upload to stable. It fixes #597249 , which causes problems for some
> > well-formed data. Specifically, it is problematic when parsing Vcs-Cvs
> > headers, like
> > Vcs-Cvs: :ext:email@example.com:/cvs contrib/hosted/tg/deb/cvs
> Looking at the debdiff of the uploaded package, I noticed that it
> contains a copy of the patch itself (including the changelog entry),
> together with the applied changes. As the package is native and doesn't
> use any form of patch system, was this intentional or simply some sort
> of cruft from the build environment?
I use git format-patch, and forgot to move the patch out of the way
before building the source package. Should I just upload a re-generated
source package without the patch cruft, or is there a different
procedure to follow?
Sorry about that.
John Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org>