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Re: dpatch and patching debian/rules



On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 10:29:41AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, martin f krafft wrote:
> > It seems tha dpatch cannot be trivially used to patch debian/rules
> > when the patch target is called implicitly. Note that it works if
> > I invoke build and then binary separately. If I invoke binary, which
> > depends on build, the patches are applied, but the debian/rules file
> > is already read and patches do not take effect.
> > 
> > I am not sure if this is a known problem, I could not find
> > information on it. I am not sure how this could be fixed.
> > 
> > Or am I doing something wrong?
> 
> Well, I had never heard of anyone crazy enough to patch debian/rules at
> runtime...  You're the first.

Yeah, patching debian/rules sounds like changing shoes while running the
100 meters track.


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