Re: Lintian ERROR saying dpatch is obsolete
Raphael Hertzog schrieb am Montag, den 28. November 2011:
> On Mon, 28 Nov 2011, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > Since there is no proper alternative (no quilt is not) I will continue to use
> > dpatch for all of my packages.
> Is it only the fact that dpatch "patches" can be scripts that justify this
> If not, I would be interested to learn why quilt is not a proper
It has nothing to do with script. It is implementation and usability.
And the problem that debians dpatchs is full of evil patches that makes it
just incompatible to other quilts on non-debian systems.
Imho the whole 3.0 quilt thingy just went wrong, instead of hacking around an
existing system it would have been better to have a specialised set of tools
around dpkg. But I think I said this some time ago.