Call for discussion: Migrating from interdiff to diff.gz for new upstream sponsoring

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Wed Jan 9 17:50:39 GMT 2008

I also second the proposal for using the .diff.gz for new upstream releases.

Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> writes:

> Anythiing in diff.gz outside the debian dir that needs to be preserved from 
> release to release should be dealt with as a special case.

I don't understand this point. Could you please elaborate? It seems to
me like an unnecessary additional difficulty.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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