Re: DEP1: Clarifying policies and workflows for Non Maintainer Uploads (NMUs)
ma, 2008-05-26 kello 17:12 +0900, Charles Plessy kirjoitti:
> It depends on how important are the VCS and package histories for the
> maintainer and Debian. In order to acknowledge the NMU, it would be
> necessary to revert the current work, apply the NMU patch, merge the
> reverted work and resolve the conflicts. This is why the last time one
> of my package had a NMU, I just ignored it instead of acknowledging it
> (the upload I made would have closed the bug as well).
If the NMU is minimal, surely you should not have to undo all your own
changes, but just merge in the NMU.
(This is independent of whether things are done manually or with a
version control system.)