Re: How to cope with patches sanely
Simon Huggins <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 05:45:24PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> What I'd like to see is a Debian source package format that supports
>> essentially quilt metadata -- in other words, a series file and a set
>> of patches. It's a very minor addition to the current format, and I
>> think it's very close to the intention of wig&pen.
> Why do you need more than wig&pen?
If wig&pen provides a defined series, then I don't need more than that. I
don't know enough about wig&pen to tell you whether all the pieces are
> I think all Debian really needs is tools to generate a wig&pen source
> package and the appropriate tools to then deal with it e.g. dak and
> sbuild updates.
How do we get that? What do we do now to have this in place for lenny or
at the worst lenny+1?
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>