Patch Pilot Report 2011-10-25

Stefano Rivera stefanor at
Wed Oct 26 14:07:59 UTC 2011

Hi Scott (2011.10.26_16:01:15_+0200)
> >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 ...

But there's a big overlap in functionality. Reviewing a merge and a sync
both require test building, and a having a quick look at the diff and
new changelog entries.

Also, native syncs can't indicate sponsorship, yet (LP: #827555), so
syncpackage isn't much help.


Stefano Rivera
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