Patch Tagging Guidelines standardized in Debian as DEP3

Raphael Hertzog hertzog at
Fri Jun 19 10:10:56 BST 2009


I'd like to bring to your attention an ongoing discussion in Debian. I
drafted a Debian Enhancement Proposal (DEP) to formalize something similar
in spirit to

The end result is likely to not be 100% compatible to your format. So you
might want to check it out and ensure it meets your needs as well as those
of Debian. I think it is an improvement over your format (as it also tries
to be more vendor-agnostic) and as such the small burden of having to
convert progressively the meta-information in your patch is not a big

Check out the discussion here:


PS: I put in carbon copy those who contributed to the wiki page.
Raphaël Hertzog

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