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RE: where should patches be sent?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wichert Akkerman [mailto:wichert@wiggy.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, 18 July 2002 8:32 PM
> To: Robert Collins
> Cc: debian-dpkg@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: where should patches be sent?
> Previously Robert Collins wrote:
> > We will cheat, the same way tar does. We make packing and unpacking
> > idempotent and assume that all programs that care have been ported
> > properly.
> In that case you'll loose when dealing with binary-all package. Better
> make sure the interpreters can deal with it :)

Oh, and BTW: Don't worry about this issue. It's been solved and beaten
to death a long time ago for tar/zip/gzip/bzip2/ar. So we've simply to
follow the existing pattern.


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