Re: salsa.debian.org: merge requests and such
On 09/11/2018 20:26, Colin Watson wrote:
On Fri, Nov 09, 2018 at 05:41:53PM +0000, Matthew Vernon wrote:
Ian Jackson <email@example.com> writes:
Matthew Vernon writes ("Re: salsa.debian.org: merge requests and such"):
Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
This seems like a little bit of an overreaction to somebody removing a
single redundant line from a control file, though. Is moving it really
worth the added friction?
It's more a reaction to the "if you didn't want random commits onto
master, you shouldn't have put it under debian/" policy. I don't, so I
We're not talking about "random" commits, though, are we ? We're
talking about a commit that a DD thought was very likely a good idea.
Were they wrong ? It would be nice to have a proper reference.
The particular commit was fine (and had it come as a MR or bug report or
whatever I'd have had no problem with it at all).
I guessed that the particular commit was
(The same developer has also been doing a number of other minor cleanups
in many other packages along the same lines.)
The fix is good.
But why the new debian/changelog? It is a honest question.