Am Thursday 21 September 2006 00:21 schrieb Darren Salt: > I demand that Stefan Potyra may or may not have written... > > > For 2-4 I'd like to add an exception for autotools generated stuff, which > > imho is much more confusing/difficult to have in a patch system (at least > > in dpatch, haven't tried to do it with quilt yet) > > It's quite easy: make sure that the patch which alters generated files > (which are present in the tarball) is applied last, and update it whenever > any patch which touches those files' sources is altered. It's not that easy if you fiddle with upstream's clean rule. > > > and is not really of any use in patch form (can't send it to upstream and > > needs to be regenerated for each new upstream release). > > It is of use: it makes sure that the generated files have more recent > datestamps than their sources. Shouldn't this be true for svn checkouts as well? Cheers, Stefan.
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