Accepted epiphany 0.5.1-2.1ubuntu1 (source)

Barry deFreese bddebian at
Sat Jul 8 18:51:31 BST 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sebastien Bacher" <seb128 at>
To: <ubuntu-devel at>; "Gauvain Pocentek" 
<gauvainpocentek at>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 1:42 PM
Subject: Re: Accepted epiphany 0.5.1-2.1ubuntu1 (source)

> On sam, 2006-07-08 at 17:20 +0000, Gauvain Pocentek wrote:
>>  epiphany (0.5.1-2.1ubuntu1) edgy; urgency=low
>>  .
>>    * Merge from debian unstable.
> Hi,
> Could we stop keeping a diff from Debian for a such package?
> The only change to the Ubuntu package is a .desktop which is added to
> it. That .desktop should really go upstream and we can wait for them to
> ship it with a new tarball to have it for the distribution. If you
> really want to get it shipped with the package before upstream you
> should send the diff to Debian.
> That way if Debian takes the patch we can have the package in sync and
> reduce the workload, we have better to do than merging again and again
> the same packages for details because we didn't send the change back.
> Note that shipping a .desktop that way with a package is probably not
> the best idea since we ship it with no translation and that will rather
> the desktop quality for any non-english user...
> Cheers,
> Sebastien Bacher


I have been trying to send .desktop updates to Debian.  However, there are 
some DDs that don't seem to care about them.  Not many, but there are some.


Barry deFreese (aka bddebian) 

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