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Re: Repackaging upstream source with file modifications?




Wookey <wookey@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On 2018-02-12 14:11 +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> The tarball should contain only upstream code.  Not patched code (then 
>> you arguably are making a fork).
>
> But we are encouraged to fork vigorously and often these days
> (github...I'm looking at you). So Colin can very easily make a fork
> and then package that and it will still be 'upstream'. 

It is more work for him, but if he is willing to do: the major advantage
is that this upstream may serve other distributions (like Fedora) as
well, therefore enlighting more that just to Debian & derivs.

Cheers

Ole