Using tags to describe distribution patches, call for comments

Sebastien Bacher seb128 at
Mon Nov 19 21:50:34 GMT 2007

On lun, 2007-11-19 at 09:52 -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 03:22:11PM +0100, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> > What do you think about those? Do we also need a tag indicating if the
> > patch comes from Debian or Ubuntu? That would makes easier to know what
> > we need to send upstream and how many Ubuntu specific changes are there
> I like the proposal.  There are some packages still that do not have a
> patch system.  I'd like to suggest an addition to the above ideas:
> - if adding a patch system is trivial, add it, and continue as above
> - if not, create debian/ubuntu-applied-patches and store a copy of the
>   diff that was applied to the tree with the above tags included.


I think that makes sense, the ubuntu-applied-patches would give an easy
way to list those changesd on 


Sebastien Bacher

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