Re: divergence from upstream as a bug
On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 05:21:52PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Mike Hommey wrote:
> > The BTS would also need something to make it easier to spot patches in a
> > bug. Patch tracking is one of the few things bugzilla is not bad at, for
> > instance.
> I guess you're talking about a way for the BTS allow downloading of the last
> (or preferred) patch sent to a bug. And not just deciding when to set
> the "patch" tag. That would be useful for the QA tool that checks if
> divergence's patches match the debianised source. Dunno if it's
> mandatory, the tool could also use heuristics, or try every attachment
> that looks like a patch and see which, if any, match.
I'm not only talking about tools. It's also suboptimal for humans to
spot patches in several pages of history. It would be best to have links
to patch in the top part of the bug page.