Patches Suggestion

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 16 07:29:59 PDT 2001


>     I have a suggestion regarding source patches. If a patch is included in
> the book and packages. It might be a good idea to add a few comment lines to

been on the todo list for a long time already.

> the top or bottom of the patch crediting the author and a brief description
> of why there is the patch and what it does. If you look at the patch for
> man-pages-1.35 (which you have packaged as 1.38 BTW) you will see at the

hasn't been packaged like that for a while btw.

> Since patches have been a hot topic lately perhaps having this stuff
> commented in the patch might help allay some fears and trepidation about the
> patches and what they accomplish.

feel free to write the explanations and submit them. Else it'll have to
wait until somebody takes the Bugzilla item and starts working on it.

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