Derivatives FAQ

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Sponsorship is slow! How can I upload my package to Debian myself?

If your package is in the pool already and you got sponsored for a few times you can apply to become a DebianMaintainer - read on there for further information. You could also consider becoming a DebianDeveloper so that you can help sponsor packages or work on convincing more existing DebianDevelopers to do sponsorship.

How do I find out the differences between the Debian & Ubuntu versions of the same package?

How do I find out how other distributions change my source package?

Check out the patches:

http://dex.alioth.debian.org/census/patches/