[Utnubu-discuss] Re: Reformatted Ubuntu Patches Repository
mdz at debian.org
Wed Jul 20 17:48:44 UTC 2005
On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 07:29:00PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 20 juillet 2005 à 10:21 -0700, Matt Zimmerman a écrit :
> > On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 09:57:34PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > > Le dimanche 17 juillet 2005 à 15:51 +0300, Joachim Breitner a écrit :
> > > > This is meant as a more convenient way for Debian maintainers to look
> > > > for possible useful patches from Ubuntu.
> > >
> > > This is a good idea, but it is based on completely outdated data: about
> > > 18 months for some packages. As such, it is just useless.
> > Considering that the patch index, as published by Ubuntu, a) is updated
> > daily, and b) has only existed for less than 12 months, I don't understand
> > what you are trying to say.
> I'm talking about the Debian packages involved. For example, I have the
> diff against solarwolf 1.4-1, while 1.5-1 was uploaded on 17 Feb 2004.
What you have is a 3-way merge of (1.4-1)->(1.4-1 + Ubuntu changes) against
> Or the diff against gtk-industrial-engine 0.2.36.4, which was updated
> three times this year.
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