About forwarding bugs and patches to Debian and documenting your changes

Nicolas Valcarcel nvalcarcel at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 18 07:04:14 BST 2008


On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 22:10 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 June 2008 21:11, Nicolas Valcarcel wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:52 AM, Lucas Nussbaum <lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net>
> 
> > > There's a wiki page on
> > > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/PatchTaggingGuidelines about
> > > basically the same thing (it documents the changes in the patches, which
> > > is not suitable if the changes are made directly in the source, without
> > > using a patch system), but that policy doesn't seem to be in widespread
> > > use, unfortunately.
> >
> > I didn't knew about that page and i'm sure a lot of people doesn't know
> > also, are you interested on helping me dive into wiki pages to write a
> > complete document with all of them and then try to spread the word about
> > it/them? Did someone want to help?
> 
> We have https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ContributingToDebian that would presumably be 
> the right place to start.

Yes i knew this one, but there are more things to keep in mind, like
keeping track of links and evidence. Also, we have this document but not
everyone knows/follows it.

> Scott K

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