Re: Prefix level in Quilt patches
Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Ben Finney <email@example.com> wrote:
> > How can I reliably inform the Debian packaging tools that my quilt
> > patches are in ‘patch -p0’ format?
> You don't want to use -p0 otherwise you'll get bugs from buxy about
> not supporting dpkg source package v3.
Hmm. Why does buzy have this behaviour? My first impression is that,
if buxy can't handle a ‘-p0’ patch, that's a bug.
> If you actually want -p0 for some weird reason
As mentioned, the reason is that's what is most easily output from my
VCS's ‘diff’ command which I'm using to generate the patch files.
> make sure the series file has that option in it:
> $ locate debian/patches/series | xargs grep -- -p0
> /home/pabs/devel/debian/games/passage/debian/patches/series:abs_path.patch -p0
> /home/pabs/devel/debian/games/passage/debian/patches/series:amd64_fix.patch -p0
Thank you. I didn't see this mentioned clearly in the Quilt
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