Re: php-memcached upload to stable-proposed-updates
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 06:28:06AM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> There's nothing wrong with /using/ a patch system. Introducing one, or
> changing the system in use, as part of a stable update doesn't count as
> a minimal fix with no unnecessary changes, however.
Ok, I see your point.
> What seems a "small and obvious" change to the packaging often
> ends up having unexpected consequences
What if I change debian/rules to reinvent the wheel: patching with sed
would be ok for release team?
Direct modification of the upstream tarball seems to be overkill for
this task. Then, it's better to keep things as is. I don't want to
convert the package for stable to unmaintanable mess.