Bug#482102: qa.debian.org: intelligent listing of debian/patches, git/quilt v3 format packages, etc
On 21/05/08 at 09:03 +0200, sean finney wrote:
> > > additionally, for each patch, when possible provide the following
> > > information:
> > >
> > > - - which version of the package introduced it
> > how are you planning to determine that? why is that important?
> how is perhaps left for future exploration, but i assume via tracking each
> source package upload.
Mmh, sounds complicated.
> as for why, i thought it was pretty self-evident.
Erm, is it? If we know which bug the patch is trying to fix, it doesn't
really sound interesting to know which upload introduced the patch. (OK,
it might be useful in some cases, but is it worth the hassle?)
> > > - - any notes at the top of the patch
> > > - - any relevant vcs metadata
> > > - - any relevant bts metadata (could be found using heuristics in the
> > > previous items)
> > example?
> i'll try and generate (or create a mock-up page at least) over the next few
> days for an example package or two.
I also have written down some stuff about this. Will try to copy it to
this bug report later.
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