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Re: How to cope with patches sanely (Was: State of the project - input needed)

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008, Steve Langasek wrote:

- Store all of the source, upstream and Debian, in the same VCS (better if
 upstream uses the same, but if it has to be a clone of upstream then so be

I would be absolutely unhappy about this.  On one hand it is just a waste of
resources to clone upstream source on the other hand handling a set of
(documented!!) patches seems much more clearly for my taste.

As a second runner up, quilt is ok by me. :)

For historical reasons I use dpatch but I'm not really happy with this.
I would gladly adopt any other patch system if it would be declared as
kind of standard.

Kind regards



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