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Re: dpatch and patching debian/rules

also sprach Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <he@debian.org> [2005.03.30.1615 +0200]:
> Why not simply do a ifeq($(DISTRIB),Ubuntu) around that and define
> DISTRIB at the top of the Makefile? This way you can use the same
> debian/rules for Ubuntu and Debian and don't need to use evil
> patch systems.

Ah, this is definitely something to consider. The main reason why
I have not looked at such approaches is simply because I did not
want to invade on doko right now. The zope-common we are preparing
is very much scaled down and really only designed to

  - get zope-common through NEW before sarge
  - fix #256615

All the other improvements doko has prepared (awesome job, lemme
tell you!) are to be fed into experimental for now. Whether they
will make sarge is currently unknown (I hope *not* -- we need to do
a lot of testing, and making sarge would mean that sarge takes even

Anyway, thanks Marc for the suggestion. I think I will prepare an
updated debian/rules based on this and send it to doko.

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