Source versus Patch (in pcmcia-cs)

Bill Nottingham notting at
Fri Feb 11 22:27:47 UTC 2005

Pete Zaitcev (zaitcev at said: 
> Does anyone know why the startup script in pcmcia-cs is carried in the SRPM
> as a Source, instead of Patch?
> Source3: rc.pcmcia
> Do we have any guidelines about what should go into Source, and what should
> go into into Patch?

Generally, it's included as a Source: when either a) upstream doesn't
ship one or b) we'd have to mangle the upstream one enough that it's
simpler to keep our own copy.


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