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Re: How to handle Debian patches

martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:

> [2] And IMO we should go further than patches.d.o, we need to create a
> cross-distro infrastructure where we can share patches. We really have to
> show the way here... (we complained enough that ubuntu patches were
> unusable, surely we can show how to do it right when it comes to
> sharing patches with others and upstream)

I am not convinced that more technological infrastructure is really
the solution. Isn't simply the upstream source the right place for

IMHO the problem is not, that managing and reviewing  patches in 
debian or sharing patches with other is distributions is too hard, 
but that it is *too easy* to introduce changes into Debian, removing 
all pressure for close cooperation with the upstream project.


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