Re: Trying to understand patch management - in combination with version control
On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 15:06 +1000, Christopher Halse Rogers wrote:
> The bzr equivalent of svn-buildpackage (the strangely named
> bzr-builddeb) has a command "bd-do" which supports exactly this
> use-case. For a merge-with-upstream package it exports the package,
> then runs the command you specify in the source tree, then copies back
> the changes in the debian/ directory - so, for example, 'bzr bd-do
> dpatch-edit-patch 01_foo' will do what you'd hope it to do.
> It would presumably be fairly simple to implement this functionality
> in the other *-buildpackage programs.
This was actually cribbed from "svn-do" provided by "svn-buildpackage",
which I believe is in $PATH now.