Hi Charles, * Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-04-13 12:11]: > [Thread broken to avoid thread hijacking] > > Le Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 01:48:18AM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz a écrit : > > a lot of packages already use dpatch or quilt, which makes adding > > new patches to the build process pretty easy. If they're not used > > yet - adding the neccessary stuff to debian/rules is well explained > > in the examples. Have a look into the documentation which ships with > > the dpatch and quilt packages (dpatch is more simple to handle, but > > quilt is the better system - YMMV). > > kunpuu|~|$ ls /usr/share/doc/quilt/ > AUTHORS changelog.gz quilt.html quilt.quiltrc README.gz TODO > changelog.Debian.gz copyright quilt.pdf.gz quilt.txt.gz README.MAIL.gz > > I never found any documentation on how to use quilt in Debian > source pacakges. The reason is of course that it is really simple, but > how can we guess the name of the file which plays the role of 00list > for dpatch? From man quilt: A file called series contains a list of patch file names that defines the order in which patches are applied. > The man page of quilt is horribly complex and hides the > fact that using it in a similar way to dpatch or cdbs is very > straightforward. > > kunpuu|~|$ lynx --dump 'http://wiki.debian.org/?action=fullsearch&context=180&value=quilt&titlesearch=Titres' | grep results > 0 results of about 7742 pages. (0.18 seconds) > > Writing "quilt" in the search box of wiki.d.o and pressing > enter gives nothing. (Okay, I relalised later that there is a "Search > in text" button") I agree with you that it is quite hard to find online documentation about quilt but imho the manual is pretty good. > Nevertheless, I tried quilt this week and I like it a > lot. Actually, I find it simpler than dpatch because it is not > necessary to convert the patches to a special format. I would like to > submit a patch to the new maintainer guide to promote quilt together > with dpatch. Shall I send a bug report directly, or shall we discuss > the patch on this list before ? I would welcome it to discuss it before since different pacakgers, different packaging :) But I agree, would be cool to have them both in the maintainers guide. Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - email@example.com - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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