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Re: libxml2 in squeeze-lts: remove or activate patch files in debian/patches


On Fri, 03 Jul 2015, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> With later LTS work (wheezy, jessie, ...) we should have more and more
> "quilt (3.0)" format packages around in Debian, so this confusion will
> gradually reduce. I stumbled over this, as well, while preparing the libxml2
> package, so I can understand you well.
> Do we have this procedure of shipping individual patch files in "1.0"
> formatted packages documented somewhere? Or is it documented in the Debian
> policy?

To the best of my knowledge, no and no. Feel free to document this
somewhere if you feel like it's useful. But given that 1.0 are
disappearing rather quickly, I'm not going to invest much time in this.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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