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Re: divergence from upstream as a bug

Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> writes:
> Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> writes:

>> And note we *do* forward patches we apply to the Debian Glibc, which is
>> not always something pleasant to do, especially when it concerns
>> "embedded crap" [1]: at best your patch is ignored, at worst you get
>> insults.

> Wouldn't it be nice to have those attempts and insults archived for
> other people to see? That way when something like the OpenSSL
> catastrophe hits you you can point to the BTS and show what discussion
> went on with upstream.

Finding the attempts of and resulting insults towards people trying to
work with glibc upstream isn't particularly hard.  I think the libc-alpha
mailing list is archived, for example.

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

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