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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Package Markup / Package Tagging
  • From: Vincent Untz <vuntz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2010 12:35:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <20100905103529.GB27509@xxxxxxxxx>
Le samedi 04 septembre 2010, à 14:07 +0200, Bernhard Walle a écrit :
Am 04.09.2010 12:13, schrieb Marcus Rueckert:
On 2010-09-04 07:18:51 +0200, Bernhard Walle wrote:
Am 03.09.10 15:50, schrieb Dominique Leuenberger:

The line is as simple as:
- Type of Patch
- Patch filename
- Whom to address in case of questions re: the patch
And a short description.

Why don't you put such information in the patch header where it belongs?

it is easier to parse a few single line entries in spec files to create
stats, than tons of patch files.


Because a script to get stats about patches has to download just the
spec files, instead of downloading all patches in addition to that.

FWIW, I'm kind of mixed here: using in-patch information is indeed good
because other distros are using this. But on the other hand, I really
like the fact that all the information is in the spec file, so I don't
have to look elsewhere -- and I used this daily when updating packages.


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