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Re: divergence from upstream as a bug

also sprach Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [2008.05.17.2238 +0100]:
> If you grab a patch from upstream that you know will be in a future
> upstream release, the divergence is temporary. You can choose not to
> file a bug report in our BTS about it, knowing that it will clear up.

... and suddenly the whole thing becomes useless because the
divergence isn't recorded in this instance. If a change is not in
0.2 but in 0.3, but 0.2-2 cherry-picked it, well, it's a divergence.

 .''`.   martin f. krafft <madduck@debian.org>
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