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Re: Bits from the Package Tracking System

On 7/17/06, Scott James Remnant <scott@ubuntu.com> wrote:
On 2006-07-17 20:48, Gustavo Franco wrote:

> On 7/17/06, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> > [...]
> > New derivatives keyword
> > -----------------------
> > [...]
> > The Ubuntu distribution will be the first to make use of this new feature.
> > Each time that a new package is uploaded to Ubuntu, the PTS will receive
> > the diff between the new version and the previous one. This way we'll
> > receive regularly small patches instead of having only a big monolithic
> > patch on http://patches.ubuntu.com/ (those will continue to be updated
> > anyway). Those mails will look like this:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-patches/2006-July/thread.html
> > [...]
> Please tell me when they start doing this, so i'll stop scottwatcher.
We were just waiting on Raphael announcing the changes to the PTS before
we started sending, so as not to surprise anyone -- they are being sent
now (assuming everything works <g>)

Thanks Scott, i'll stop scottwatcher and update the current page[0]
with details about the new stuff.

[0] =

-- stratus

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