About forwarding bugs and patches to Debian and documenting your changes

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Wed Jun 18 09:25:07 BST 2008

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 09:44:56AM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> For example, instead of:
> +  * debian/control: add missing libxext-dev build-dependency (fixes FTBFS).
> You could write:
> +  * debian/control: add missing libxext-dev b-dep. See
> +    http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Changes/libext-dev
> +    Should be merged in Debian.

For this last line, something terser would be preferrable and easier to
synthetically parse (i.e. something that won't be likely to word-wrap).


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