Re: Source format 3.0 (quilt)
Tanguy Ortolo wrote:
> For the 3.0 (quilt), the packed source is well defined, but I have a
> doubt for the working form. According to dpkg-source(1), is seems to be
> the .orig.tar.ext and a working directory with patches applied *and*
> present in the debian/patches directory. Is that correct?
Yes, that’s right.
> Then, if I
> want to store my work in a VCS, it should also be with the patches
Yes, that does tend to work well. The recent thread
includes some hints about generating the patches.
> When I am sure of that, I shall modify the wiki page section that
> explain how to convert a source package to 3.0 (quilt), adding the
> instruction to apply the patches.
Good idea. Thanks for noticing.