Re: Bug#147303: ITP: winex -- A DESCRIPTION
Michael Banck <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 08:26:01PM +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > So, my question is, is there any reason why all the debian/ dirs are not
> > sent upstream for inclusion in CVS? As a maintainer, I would gratefully
> > accept any patch for doing so to the modules I maintain.
> Most(?) developers don't like this approach, because it's not easy to
> get stuff in sync when doing a release,
I like it when I have CVS access and participate fully upstream.
> and if there's no debian patch
> this means upstream will have to release a new version even if only a
> debian related issue is addressed.
Not necessarily. Upload a .orig.tar.gz containing the debian directory
and an empty .diff.gz (and not a .tar.gz file without a diff.gz). This
leaves you free to patch in stuff as version -2 with the patch going
into the diff.gz file.
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