Patch Pilot Report 2011-10-25

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Oct 26 14:01:15 UTC 2011

On 10/26/2011 04:22 AM, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 26.10.2011, 03:07 -0500 schrieb Micah Gersten:
>> On 10/25/2011 04:46 PM, Benjamin Drung wrote:
>>> Am Dienstag, den 25.10.2011, 12:47 -0500 schrieb Micah Gersten:
>>>> On 10/25/2011 07:19 AM, James Page wrote:
>>>>> Build OK - synced from Debian testing.
>>>> Until we can sponsor syncs through the LP API [1], and as long as
>>>> there's not an immediate need for the sync, we should probably just
>>>> subscribe ubuntu-archive, unsubcribe ubuntu-sponsors, and set to
>>>> Confirmed once a sync is validated so that the requester can get
>> proper
>>>> credit for it.
>>> You can use sponsor-patch in oneiric, which does this job for you.
>> I thought sponsor-patch was for patches/merges, we're talking about
>> syncs here.
> It supports to sponsor syncs, too.
> One tool to rule them all. ;)

It's probably a somewhat archaic view, but that's not a very Unix like 
approach to the problem.  If I was going to work on syncing a package, 
I'd expect the tool for syncing packages to be the one I wanted to use ...

Scott K

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