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Re: dpkg-source v2

Marc Haber wrote:
> Does dpkg-source v2 allow "debian third party patches"? We routinely
> take a debian source package (for example foo_1.0-4), apply our own
> patch to the source package (for example, disabling some options in
> the configure call) to give foo_1.0-4tpl4. Currently, this needs
> manual intervention (dpkg-source, apply tpl patch, build package), and
> it is clumsy if more changes are involved.

It sounds to me like apt-src might help you, as it lets you "install"
source trees and with a single "apt-src update" update them the newer
versions, while bringing your local patches forward automatically.

deb http://kitenet.net/programs/code/debian /

see shy jo

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