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Re: New method for Packages/Sources file updates

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >> very hard (figure out how to make a minimal diff
> >> from the daylies) or you need every days Packages file (apt-dupdate
> >> does that).
> >
> > It is not "very hard" to re-diff a few files to incorporate the changes
> > between old and new Packages file.
> Then how do you do it? If you don't store the Packages files then all
> you have are the diffs. That means you have a series of "remove x-y"
> and "insert 'text' @ x" blocks. I don't call it simple to figure out
> all the overlaps and to generate new delete and insert blocks for it.
> Is there any program in Debian to do this for ed script style diffs?

patch -e


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