[Mageia-dev] proftpd - why was mdv package imported over ours nuking our changes???

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Jan 12 17:44:46 CET 2013

'Twas brillig, and Christiaan Welvaart at 12/01/13 16:14 did gyre and
> On Sat, 12 Jan 2013, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> As mentioned previously it's likely far better these days to NOT import
>> whole packages from other distros.
> I don't see any reason for "importing" a package that is already in svn.
> Any merging should be done in a svn checkout and then committed
> normally. SRPM importing is useful for importing new packages.

That's more or less what I was saying unless I've missed something? Or
are you just arguing semantics over "import" vs. "replace whole spec"?




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