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Debian and its clones "Debian is the 'mother' distro to many 'children' derivative distros, including Ubuntu. Sometimes those derivatives give back to the upstream, but it's not always easy. A new effort called DEX is aiming to improve how derivative bits are merged upstream."
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RE[2]: Interesting
by bitwelder on Mon 21st Mar 2011 08:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Interesting"
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..."DEX is all about action: merging patches, fixing bugs, crunching data, whatever is necessary to get changes from derivatives into Debian proper," Ubuntu CTO Matt Zimmerman wrote...

Hmmm... something tells me that the worst option is likely to happen. Unfortunately.

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