[arch-general] xarchiver patch

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Wed Jan 26 14:35:51 EST 2011

On 26.01.2011 20:29, Ivan Puntiy wrote:
> 2011/1/26 Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl>
>> On Wed, 2011-01-26 at 21:11 +0200, Ivan Puntiy wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have patched extra/xarchiver to support xz compression using
>> Slackware's
>>> patch.
>>> It is working on my system, and I uploaded it to AUR:
>>> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=45726
>>> What is the procedure of requesting it to be applied to original package?
>>> Ivan
>> Feature request, but first bug upstream
>> --
>> Jelle van der Waa
> Ok, I actually found the patch at upstream's bug about the issue (opened
> since 2009).
> But rechecked now: the patch was added 2 months ago in a comment, I guess I
> can wait.
> And for the future:
> Are feature request are submitted at the bug tracker?
You should bug upstream against, perhaps using direct mail to maintainer.

In general, you can post up feature requests but they might be closed
with "upstream" as a reason as we can't do much about it. We will not
have feature patches in 99% of the cases if it can be helped.

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