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Re: How to build circular dependant packages in debian

On 2021-09-19 01:24:17 +0000 (+0000), Paul Wise wrote:
> Jeremy Stanley pointed out that this is for the StarlingX project,
> please consider merging StarlingX changes back to Debian and our
> upstream projects and contributing new packages back into Debian
> itself.

According to meeting minutes from last week, it looks like that is
either already happening or at least planned/intended:


> > * Debian patches going upstream:
> >   https://review.opendev.org/q/topic:%22debian-build%22+(status:open%20OR%20status:merged)
> > * Building bridge to the Debian community now that the patches
> >   are going upstream now that some of the patches are being
> >   posted to upstream community.
> > * Currently will accumlate the technical debt, but will build
> >   bridge to the community members, and get those technical debt
> >   upstream.
> > * Challenge with pushing patches to Debian community is to get
> >   the maintainer to understand the why of the patches, or the
> >   solution of an issue, so that they will accept it.

But I agree, if they aren't already it would be great to see them
pitch in with maintaining things in Debian they're relying on, as
well as posting patches in the BTS or Salsa with rationale for
modifications they're carrying.
Jeremy Stanley

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