About forwarding bugs and patches to Debian and documenting your changes

Nicolas Valcarcel nvalcarcel at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 18 19:34:17 BST 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 18:48 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 18/06/08 at 10:12 -0500, Nicolas Valcarcel wrote:
> > Thanks for the examples, now i'm clearer on what you meant.
> > 
> > I also think this will we great, but to have a wiki page for every
> > package and to edit it with every change it's not the best to do IMHO.
> > On the other hand we can open a bug for the changes and explain
> > everything there and just include the (LP: #XXXXX) part to it.
> I didn't mean that there should be one wiki page per package. Only that
> there should be one wiki page (or one section on the same wiki page) for
> each class of change. In the case of libext-dev, there was probably at
> least 20 packages affected by that change, where the exact same patch
> (add libext-dev to build-deps) was needed.

Well, i still prefer to open a bug report instead of using a wiki page,
it's easier and better for comments/discussion. 

I have open a wiki page [1] with some points about this conversation.

1. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoodPractices

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