Re: quilt, cdbs, dpatch, but is there even simpler ?
Matthias Julius <email@example.com> wrote:
> Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Having a simple and straghtforward patch system would lower the bar for
>> new packagers, as well as open the way to have .diff.gz files which
>> would only touch the debian directory, instead of containing a mixture
>> of packaging instructions, code changes, and autoconf gizmo (another
>> Debian nightmare which I do not understand the benefit).
> If nothing in the diff.gz touches files outside of debian there is
> actually no need for it to be a diff. It could be debian.tar.gz which
> would be able to preserve file permissions and symlinks.
Is the diff.tar.gz format accepted? I know it was planed, but it it now
ready to use?
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