One step forward…

It depresses me to see people thinking that the way to get changes affecting many packages done in Debian might be via general resolution or that a number of people seem to feel that getting something accepted into policy is a first step in getting anything big done. Debian may be big and prone to […]

Polling for changes

Gustavo’s advice to poll the Ubuntu patch archive for useful changes doesn’t have to be restricted to Ubuntu – for a long time I’ve regularly trawled at least the Red Hat/Fedora and SuSE packages for useful changes. The utility of doing this does vary with the package (typically inversely with the volume of upstream code […]