Re: How to cope with patches sanely (Was: State of the project - input needed)
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 11:14:24AM +0100, sean finney <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Friday 25 January 2008 11:08:13 am Mike Hommey wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:55:02AM +0000, Jon Dowland
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Does anyone know how common it is for this additional functionality to
> > > be used in packages in the archive?
> > I do use it for config.guess and config.sub update in package source tree,
> > though that can be done in debian/rules.
> and generally i'm skeptical of doing such a thing in the "patch" phase,
> because it immediately makes "unpatch" ambiguous as to whether it really
> reverts "patch".
My implementation does.