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Re: Misc developer news (#21)

Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:

> I don't see any valid reason to convert packages which already use a
> patch system such as dpatch to the new thing. Debian is in dire need
> of manpower taking care of our core infrastructure, converting
> dpatch-based packages to quilt is a total waste of manpower.

This ignores the drain on manpower represented by maintaining disparate
patch systems. To the contrary, I expect having Quilt as a common patch
format will make application of existing manpower more efficient.

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Ben Finney

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