On Sat, 2014-05-03 at 12:02 +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote: > Russ Allbery dixit: > > >Svante Signell <email@example.com> writes: > > > >> Does the Debian guidelines give any hints on who is responsible to > >> report a patch upstream? Is it the bug submitters or the Debian package > >> maintainers responsibility (in addition to eventually apply them to the > >> packages)? > > > >I don't think we have a clear guideline on it. > > Actually, we do. DevRef §3.1.4, first paragraph. > > >The ideal, as far as I'm concerned, is for the Debian package maintainer > >to forward bugs upstream. This has multiple advantages: the package > > This is not the ideal, this is what DevRef requires the package > maintainer to do. > > This does not, of course, prevent people like the Mesa maintainers > from refusing to do it. I’ve got no idea how to enforce DevRef on > them, though. You apparently didn't read chapter 1 of the Developer's Reference. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings All the simple programs have been written, and all the good names taken.
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