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Re: dpatch and patching debian/rules



#include <hallo.h>
* martin f krafft [Wed, Mar 30 2005, 04:00:21PM]:
> also sprach Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> [2005.03.30.1529 +0200]:
> > Well, I had never heard of anyone crazy enough to patch
> > debian/rules at runtime...  You're the first.
> 
> Yeah!
> 
> We are packaging zope-common from Ubuntu for Debian, patching it
> with dpatch to make it easier later on for Ubuntu to base its work
> on Debian, rather than the other way around (even though doko/Ubuntu
> did most of the work so far).
> 
> Parts of debian/rules are Ubuntu-specific (e.g. mv README.Debian
> README.Ubuntu) and we would love to have that removed.

That's crazy.
<addsmode>
Originaly, I wrote svn-buildpackage (former svn-devscripts) for a
similar purpose - the "other" Debian package has been imported as
pseudo-upstream source and svn tracked the difference between "upstream"
versions.

Not sure whether this hack still works, I have not beeing used it for
months and changed a lot in the scripts.

Regards,
Eduard.
-- 
Wie gut wäre es, wenn man die Stimmen, anstatt sie zu zählen, wägen
könnte.
		-- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg



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