Patches Suggestion

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
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.

Gerard Beekmans

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