Updating patch headers

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 3 13:27:26 PDT 2006

Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 07/03/06 15:23 CST:

> While updating the system_nss patch for firefox-, I noticed
> that the Upstream Status was listed as Unknown. Well, since I was
> already snooping through the Mozilla CVS, I looked and saw that this
> patch is in trunk and will be part of firefox-2.0 (and was actually
> written by a Moz dev and taken by Fedora from
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=255408).
> So, if I want to update the Upstream Status info in the patch (so
> someone will remember this info when firefox-2.0 is released), should
> I create a new version of the patch?

You already have to create a new version anyway. It is being changed
(version) from to The only difference is that you're
adding a different value in one of the text fields with a new diff.

Or do I not understand what you mean?


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