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.