Re: How to cope with patches sanely
On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 10:26:52PM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> Bah that's the worst reason I ever seen to not use a DVCS in Debian.
> Please look at the debian packages with patches, and please tell me how
> many come with a comment about what the patch do. Please start with the
> glibc if you don't know where to start. Then please resume the
> discussion about how having patches series make them more commented.
Well, we sort of managed to get our debian/changelog entries more
readable due to social pressure, if we standardize on a patch exchange
format which mandates a description in the header, we can probably
continously improve the description of patches as well.