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Re: Status of new source formats project

On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 10:15:22AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> And for the format of the patch, I do not know what to tell them apart that
> unified diff is the preferred format of some Debian developers, 

It's the preferred format for 99% of all Free Software work/projects

> and that we like that others use the formats that we prefer. I think
> that is a too weak argument, so unless there is a real flaw in the
> format used upstream, I will not bother them for a change. This
> formats works with quilt, so I do not understand why it would be
> difficult to get it work with the format ???3.0 (quilt)??? of dpkg.
> According to the current discussion, the problem is more political
> than technical.

If all fails, you can still drop the upstream patches in
debian/upstream-patches/ or so for your own purposes.


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