Re: Lintian ERROR saying dpatch is obsolete
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 9:04 AM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> - Custom patch commands, as already discussed. Yes, we should get rid of
> them, but that doesn't make it easy to convert them.
> - Conditional application of patches. Some packages have patches that are
> only applied on a per-architecture or per-target-distribution basis.
> - Patches that don't unapply cleanly after build can be dealt with via
> 'rm -rf' with a custom patch system, but must be made to unapply cleanly
> with v3 (quilt).
All of these can be dealt with by rewriting the patch so that it is
acceptable to upstream and applied and released by them.