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Re: Bug#457353: gdome2-xslt: should not be a Debian-native package

On Sun Dec 23 15:26, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 07:35:12PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > 
> > Sorry, but I disagree with this interpretation. For me a Debian native
> > package is a package which contains the official debian packaging stuff
> > in the upstream tarball. Since I'm also upstream for gdome2-xslt and the
> > software has been used historically always as a Debian package, to me
> > that is a native Debian package.
> > 
> One of the packages in whose upstream maintenance I participate has a
> -doc package with a ~5MB .orig.tar.gz.  Are you suggesting that because
> I keep the debian/ directory in the same VCS as upstream development
> that I need to make a ~5MB upload everytime I make an upload to fix
> something trivial?

More to the point, when you fix something trivial under debian/ does
that cause a new upstream release to happen? There are lots of reasons
why you would want to make debian releases out of sync with upstream
releases (in both directions).


Matthew Johnson

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