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Re: MUMmer patches and Artistic license.

Le Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 11:38:51AM -0500, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. a écrit :
> In <20090704120642.GH6047@kunpuu.plessy.org>, Charles Plessy wrote:
> >we have a patch in the Debian package mummer for which we lost origin and
> >detailed description. I would like to forward it upstream, but I would
> > prefer to know what it does before ;) Would somebody have a few minutes
> > to throw an eye on it?  It is in our SVN, and here is a copy:
> >
> >http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-med/trunk/packages/mummer/trunk/debian/p
> >atches/01sm_src_tigr.diff
> >    D [0] [0] = 0;
> >    Op [0] [0] = 'a';
> This patch is a good idea -- fixed length buffers are rarely considered 
> user-friendly.  However, it is executed poorly; it's not ready for upstream 
> in its current state.

Hi, thank you for the comment.

I will stop to apply this patch until a better solution is found.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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