Re: Misc developer news (#21)
On Sun, 21 Feb 2010, Robert Collins wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-02-20 at 14:25 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > > This wiki page still misses a "Disadvantages of new format"
> > section.
> > It's a wiki, feel free to add it. I know some people unhappy with the
> > new
> > format but I don't know many technical disadvantages.
> The primary one I'm unhappy with is its deleting part of the upstream
> tarball with (AFAIK) no warning and no control. (That is, if upstream
> have a debian dir, it gets nuked, rather than us collaborating on it).
That's a feature and an advantage in many situations. It really doesn't
forbid you to reuse the upstream dir nor does it forbid you to collaborate
with upstream to update it.
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