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Re: Centralized darcs

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 06:12:34PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> > diff also doesn't preserve permissions, so some are using debian/rules
>> > anyway.
>> Indeed but that can make thing broke due the wrong permission of
>> upstream files, iff you use darcs to maintain those fixes mixed with
>> changes for packaging.
> It's true that it *can* happen, but it rarely *does* happen, and when it
> does, there are easy workarounds.


> I do use darcs to track patches against upstream.  I really don't
> understand the whole cdbs/dpatch/whatever thing -- why use a hack to
> manage your patches when you could use a real VC tool that does it
> better?

Well, it's a bit different point of view. I use both ways of doing

Sometimes is good to have the patches as files to make easier to merge
with upstream ...

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