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Re: The Helper Rant

On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 11:45:14PM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > The new maintainers' packages that you as an application manager look at
> > are most often at their first revision, so it's quite likely that these
> > patches are in the Debian diff because the upstream maintainers probably
> > haven't had enough time to get, examine and include the patch and
> > release a new version.
> That might happen. Still, I find it cleaner to work around it from
> debian/rules in the Debian package _and_ sand a proper fix upstream,
> so both parties benefit.

Er, if it's patched in the package, the fixed stuff is being used, so both
parties benefit, too. Or did I misunderstand you?

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