Re: How to cope with patches sanely (Was: State of the project - input needed)
On Sat, Jan 26, 2008, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> And in taht sense, wig&pen that allow you to put multiple diffs rather
> than a single .diff.gz with your orig tarball is quite enough.
> debian/control is already here for the rest, and we just need some more
> Vcs-* like headers, or some new resource to list the proper Debian
> packages upstreams (maybe in mole ?) since Vcs-* headers in a given
> package cannot be updated if the maintainer changes, and that the Vcs he
> uses changes location.
Is the above a proposal to include each individual patch / feature as a
separate .diff in the source package? IOW foo.dsc would point to
foo.tgz, foo.debian.diff for the Debian packaging, and patch-1.diff,
patch-2.diff etc.? This doesn't sound very practical for large