Re: divergence from upstream as a bug
On 18/05/08 at 19:57 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> As I understand it, the proposal is to put *new* information (that
> Debian source diverges, and exactly why) into an existing location
> that is already a place we expect upstream to know about (the Debian
Huh? Upstreams knowing about the Debian BTS? Sure, in an ideal world,
that's the case. But most upstreams don't follow the BTS/don't use it,
simply because they don't have time to do that.
So it's better to provide a new source of information (patches.d.o),
with only the most important information, without asking upstream to go
through all bugs in a package to find a few useful patches.
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