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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.

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