[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#250202: Standardizing make target for 'patch' and 'upstream-source'

On Friday 01 April 2005 02:12, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> I was initially thinking along these lines myself
> <http://www.dpkg.org/NewSourceFormat>, however I'm now starting to lean
> towards not allowing arbitrary shell to just open up a source package;
> it doesn't "feel" safe enough.
> I also don't want to break "cd source-version" as the definitive way to
> get to the source afterwards, and am not currently sure how to do that
> with packages containing multiple tarballs.
> There's also the issue of how do you clean or put a source package back
> together, when it's got the patches all applied -- how do you know which
> patch any modifications should go into?

Adam Heath claims to have a dbs-ng prototype which does "the right thing".

See http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/04/msg00062.html

Regards, David
- hallo... wie gehts heute?
- *hust* gut *rotz* *keuch*
- gott sei dank kommunizieren wir über ein septisches medium ;)
 -- Matthias Leeb, Uni f. angewandte Kunst, 2005-02-15

Reply to: