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Re: Patches: make comments mandatory
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 08:25:12AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> That's basically fine, but I think formalism/machine-readability is not
> that important.
I'd like pkglint to be able to give reasonable output about patches.
For this, some kind of formalism is necessary.
> For config files, often upstream can be patched to spiff up configure,
> and then we can just use it. I've done that for quagga long ago. So
> "we need to munge for pkgsrc" and "upstream does not need changes" are
> not quite the same. But it's different from "upstream has a bug and
> they'll definitely want this".
True. Perhaps the example was not good enough, or there really is no
reason to have pkgsrc-specific patches :)
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