upstream Source patches and patch systems

Andreas Wenning subscriptions at
Wed Oct 7 10:27:47 BST 2009

On Wednesday 07 October 2009 08:13:36 fabrice wrote:
> - if it's a Debian package and no previous modifications has been done,
> modify directly the source, and do not introduce a patch system
If it is a small patch and it is applicaple in Debian+upstream, don't add a 
patch system. But if the patch is complicated and/or we expect it to live on 
for a longer time, adding a patch system can make thing easier when merging.

Just my 2C

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