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Re: patching an original tarball

On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 01:08:52PM +0100, Jordi wrote:

> If nano-0.7.4-2 (the patched version) is admitted into frozen, I hope it
> would be the last upstream version for Potato, so it would be a long
> temporary situation. What do I do then? Just patch and recompile? Place a
> note somewhere?

I always just leave the diff in the Debian one.  Until the new
patch-supporting source package stuff gets more distribution it's as
good as anything, and in the past it's led me to spot patches that got
missed out of new upstream versions.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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