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Re: RFC: How about using MRs to communicate the diffs for NMUs with an MR


On Thu 31 Oct 2019 at 12:00PM +01, Gert Wollny wrote:

> "Then, you either prepare the NMU in a fork of the original packaging
> repository and submit a merge request referencing the bug you are
> fixing, or send a patch containing the differences between the current
> package and your proposed NMU to the BTS."

I'd like to suggest that the nmudiff in the BTS remain the method
mentioned first, and then you could append "... or if the maintainer
has enabled MRs for their repo and your changes are based on that repo,
you can submit a MR instead."

This is the least disruptive change.

Sean Whitton

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