Re: Best Packaging Practices, act II
On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 11:46:53PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> * Managing multiple patches
> - dbs package
> - hello-dbs is an example
> - is there another tool that doesn't require to provide a tar archive
> in the source package ?
Last time I looked, the perl package handled multiple patches and still
maintained pristine source, avoiding dbs' tarball-within-a-tarball
idiom. The cost is that the size of the .diff.gz doubles.
I'm considering this for groff, until dpkg-source v2 arrives.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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