Re: Bug#194515: ITP: debdivert -- Debian packaging aid to create patch packages
> On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 05:37:31PM +0900, Masato Taruishi wrote:
> > > Masato Taruishi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > Ah, the main point of this package is to create a local ad-hoc package
> > > > which can coexist with its official package. Escpecially, I can manage
> > > > my temporary on-going improvement to some debian package as a debian
> > > > package. I didn't think to waste official debian packages because we
> > > > shouldn't upload this kind of patch packages to the official but merge
> > > > the patch to the official packages if we want to share them on public.
> > >
> > > The main question is "what on god's green earth does this do that
> > > dpkg-divert doesn't do?"
> > >
> > > Looking at the package description, it implies that it will in fact do a
> > > lot less than dpkg-divert unless you tell it otherwise.
> > This creates a fragment to use dpkg-divert. It checks all md5sums of
> > each package and lists files which we need to invoke 'dpkg-divert'.
> This seems like it would make more sense as a debhelper component than as an
> independent program.
Yes, this package includes dh_gendebdivert to make the fragment.
* debdivert program to make a diff build-tree
* debhelper interface to use debidvert as a backend
* cdbs inteface to use the debhelper interface as the backend
I don't know well whether this package name is appropriate.