Guidelines for reviewing new packages.

Stefan Potyra sistpoty at
Mon Nov 12 19:56:14 GMT 2007


Am Montag 12 November 2007 20:38:19 schrieb Jeffrey Ratcliffe:
> On 12/11/2007, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort  wrote:
> >      4b.  Contents of diff.gz should be in debian/. i.e. no inline
> > patching.
> Absolutely. Especially if there are patches on patches, anything else
> makes things really hard for anybody to follow.

Personally I don't like patch systems too much.

Apart from my personal preference though, there is also the limitation that 
you cannot change the upstream clean rule with patches without producing 
really ugly debian/rules.

Speaking of patches on patches: you can get these only with a patch system :P.

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