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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> writes:

> 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.

A lintian check can help, too.  lintian already complains about dpatch
patches without descriptions, and only doesn't complain about quilt ones
because I haven't gotten around to writing the code.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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