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Re: LILO bugs #146350 and others

On Sat, May 11, 2002 at 11:59:24AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-05-11 at 05:12, elf@buici.com wrote:
> > I've got a fix for the LILO problem.  The author, John, has given me a
> > one line fix.  I'm prepared to do an NMU on this, though I've never
> > done one.  The part that I'm not sure about is preparing the patch
> > file.  Do I do the obvious, prepare two source trees and use 'patch -u
> > -r'?
> I take you you don't maintain you own packages?

I've never uploaded a package that wasn't debian native.  [Cheeky

> First you have to increment the debian version number by 0.1 (for NMUs,
> see Debian policy), eg. 1:22.2-3 would become 1:22.2-3.1.
> To do this, use something like "dch -i 'changelog message'", and then
> edit the version number in debian/changelog by hand (dch can be found in
> the devscripts package.
> Then run dpkg-buildpackage to build everything, and upload the result
> using debrelease/dupload/whatever to Debian.

The buildpackage command is the one I've never used.

> Alternatively, if you get really stuck, send me the one line change, and
> I will do the NMU, if not today, tomorrow, GMT+10 timezone (note: as I
> use grub extensively I will not be able to test anything).

That's the other question.  I've tested the package on my machines.
It boots, though I've never had the problem.  Is that sufficient to

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