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Re: Re-evaluating architecture inclusion in unstable/experimental




Svante Signell, le lun. 03 sept. 2018 01:18:20 +0200, a ecrit:
> On Mon, 2018-09-03 at 01:07 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > 
> > > So has the debian patch been submitted in #900240 upstream by you or Petter
> > > Reinholdtsen yet? I don't believe so!
> > 
> > I don't think so either, it'd be marked forwarded. That doesn't mean you
> > can't help with it.
> 
> Regardless who is submitting patches upstream, two problem remains:
> 1) The delay until upstream makes a new release.

Nope, the maintainer said he was happy to cherry-pick.

> 2) The delay until the Debian Maintainer creates an updated package from that
> release (if ever). Example: emacs26

Again, cherry-pick don't need to wait for the introduction of the new
release to Debian.

> And how many maintainers do cherry-pick patches accepted upstream, very few :( 

Here the maintainer explicitly said we would happily do it.

Samuel