Patches for trivial bugs sitting in bugzilla -> trivial patch policy?

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowi at
Fri Jun 27 15:36:38 UTC 2014

On 2014-06-27 10:17, Till Maas wrote:
> Yes, I missed this as well. Also IIRC the guidelines demand an patch
> status comment for each patch in the spec file, so just adding patch
> without noting why it is not upstreamable or information about when/how
> it was upstreamed is bad and should IMHO not be done by provenpackagers.

When patching others' code, I generally follow the existing style; I can 
tell you that *many* packages don't have these patch comments.  Thanks 
for bringing this to my attention.

But that does raise the question of whose responsibility it is to 
upstream patches, the contributor or the package maintainer?

Yaakov Selkowitz

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