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Re: advice on a patch set

martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> writes:

> also sprach Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> [2005.01.26.1754 +0100]:
>> Why not just put all the patches into
>> /usr/src/kernel-patches/swsusp2 and apply them in order? 
> Because I like reusing wheels (as in: dh-kpatches) and it does not
> really allow multiple patches, surely not one hundred of them.
> Sure, I can make a custom kernel patch package without kpatches, but
> then I'd have to write apply and unapply scripts too. Why bother
> when kpatches does so already?

Improve kpatches to cope with multiple patches.

Just think of the hassle you have on updates when one of the hundred
files change and you have to remake the full patchfile each time.

It's a lot easier to follow if you have the original upstream sources
to work with directly.


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