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Re: Centralized darcs

On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 06:31:18PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > I think people that are NMUing packages rarely care about this.
> When NMU'ing a package, I'd really appreciate to know which changes have
> which purpose and which "specificity".  In particular when trying to
> incorporate a fix provided by upstream - why the hell doesn't it apply
> cleanly?  Did the Debian maintainer already try to address the problem
> differently,

We have changelogs for that.  If a maintainer doesn't fill out changelogs
adequately, what are the chances that they're going to document their
patches any better?

- Matt

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