[Mageia-dev] please stop doing "bugs" for updating magia 1

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jan 11 20:19:46 CET 2012

On Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:33:41 -0500
Juan Luis Baptiste <juancho at mageia.org>
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:43:35 -0500
> > But how do you choose which patches you want to backport from the
> > stream of bugfixes done by upstream?
> Because normally a single commit fixes a single bug and the commit
> message says it clearly, so it's easy to spot the fixes.
> > Should the packager monitor all
> > bug fixing activity? (sure (s)he *can*, but that's a lot of work)
> >
> No we don't need to, we just need to look for the fix we are
> interested in as I described before.

Uh, you have a hard time understanding a question don't you?

I specifically asked *how* you come to be interested in a particular
fix, rather than all of them.

So, again, do you monitor all commits or is there another heuristic you
apply to avoid that O(n) process?



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