Bug#258043: status update
On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 10:41:40AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> reassign 258043 linux-2.6
> [2.6.7 is no longer in any release, reassigning to linux-2.6.]
> Today we have a general policy for what patches go into the Debian
> source: http://wiki.debian.net/?DebianKernelPatchAcceptanceGuidelines
> And, all patches are now split up and available in the
> linux-patch-debian-* package, should anyone want to see specifics. Each
> patch should have a sufficient description in either comments in the
> patch file itself, in the Debian changelog, or usually both.
> So - given this current status - what would be sufficient for closing
> this bug? How about adding a short blurb to the
> linux-source/linux-patch-debian description fields? For example:
> This source closely tracks official linux kernel releases.
> Modifications to that source consist of security fixes, bug fixes, and
> features that have already been accepted by the upstream maintainers.
Sure, though you might want to make some scope for other patches,
as I know they creep in from time to time. For instance, sometimes
we end up with security patches that are missing upstream, of corse
we submit them, and they usually get incoporated.