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Re: DEX update and next steps

On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:32:28 +0100
Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 06:31:22PM +0100, David Paleino wrote:
> > 
> > Another idea could be exploiting usertags to track the ones
> > forwarded too: if Ubuntu could put all its patches in one place
> > (patches.ubuntu.com?), we could usertag a Debian bug with attached
> > an Ubuntu patch with something like:
> > 
> >     usertag patch-name foo_bla_bla.patch
> > 
> > (can't remember the exact usertag syntax, forgive me, hope it makes
> > sense)
> The collection of patches we swept in ancient-patches is a relic from
> a time when both Debian and Ubuntu had less infrastructure for patch
> tracking.  The correct thing to do now in Ubuntu is to use the
> "submittodebian" script which does all the right things automatically.
> In other words, we shouldn't have to deal with random patch files
> lying around anymore. :-)

Are there many of these sort of scripts? If they could be adapted by
other derivatives it could help their forwarding of issues too.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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