Re: Native package versus orig
On 2007-03-18, Michael Rasmussen <email@example.com> 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