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The xfsprogs debian package

To: aurel32@xxxxxxxxxx, nathans@xxxxxxxxxx, anibal@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: The xfsprogs debian package
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 13:10:47 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20110919170936.GA27014@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20110919170936.GA27014@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 01:09:36PM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Hi Aurelien, Nathan & Anibal,
> is there any chance we can get to a defintive agreement on how to
> maintain the xfsprogs package?  So far the idea of releasing the
> upstream releases as Debian packages at the same time has worked
> great for both Debian, and us xfs developers (which to a large
> extents are heavy Debian users), but "inner" Debian circles heave
> always complained about it.
> Can we please get an explanation of why it is so in proper written
> englush, instead of doing by forced nmus?
> Also Nathan & Anibal - if there is no consesus for keeping the old
> scheme what about dropping it?  We can still keep the main Debian
> packaging in the tree, and find a way to generate a normally NULL
> Debian diff for it.  I'm not quite sure how to do it, but there
> must be some way.
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