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Re: Native package versus orig

On 2007-03-18, Michael Rasmussen <mir@datanom.net> wrote:
> Hi mentors,
> When packaging for Debian you have two distinct ways of doing it,
> native versus orig.
> My question is, if I am in close contact with upstream and upstream
> always adds my patches to upstream source is there then any reason for
> not choosing a native package? My changes file is empty except for the
> Debian changelog.

Yes - when you just need to make debian specific changes, upstream
doesn't have to do a new release just for that.

And it also makes NMU'ing easier


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