Patch names (security, fixes)

Ken Moffat ken at
Fri Oct 24 05:46:47 PDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 10:58:32PM -0400, Robert Connolly wrote:
> Some patches would end up with fairly long names, like:
> glibc-1.2.3-community_localedef_trampoline-x.patch
> But I think this naming would help our users understand the patches a bit 
> better.
 To what purpose ?  We're talking about the names.  Understanding a
patch like that would mean looking at the patch (hopefully, it might
contain a bugzilla reference - most of us aren't very good at the
details of trampolines).

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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