Package Merge

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Mon Oct 28 21:30:14 UTC 2013


Daniel Lintott <daniel at serverb.co.uk> wrote:
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>Hi MOTU,
>
>I am the new Debian Maintainer for the dynamips package [1]. I have
>found that a patch was applied in Ubuntu to enable arm support.
>
>Checking on MOM [2] I can see that merge into Ubuntu now fails, which
>doesn't surprise me as the package has been substantially reworked
>including the layout of the upstream source.
>
>What is the best way to handle this?
>Would it be preferable to import the patch into the Debian package and
>then sync the package?
>
>Regards
>
>Daniel Lintott
>
>[1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/dynamips
>[2] https://merges.ubuntu.com/d/dynamips/
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Assuming the patch is suitable for Debian, that is definitely what's preferred. 

Scott K



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