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The Fruits of DEX Begin to Emerge

Jun 09, 2011, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Matt Zimmerman, Ubuntu and Debian developer (among many other things), has blogged that their first goal has been reached.

"Zimmerman reports that 275 old Ubuntu patches have been clear out of the way. Many of these were obsolete patches clogging the works. He says, "we couldn't tell which ones had been merged into Debian, which were waiting in the BTS, and which had yet to be submitted to Debian. All of them were several years old." After clearing the majority rather easily (relatively speaking), there were a few whose status was a bit harder to determine. With dedication, Zimmerman and team have eliminated all but two, which are dependent upon the determination of individual upstream projects."

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