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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 12:20:59 +0100, Roland Mas wrote:

> >> It would be great to document in some place
> >> (devref?) why quilt should be used instead of dpatch, because I
> >> don't think it's obvious for everybody :)
> > Yes, please do so!  I would like to read that.
> Seconded.  Also, please include the "how" as well as the "why" :-)

Damyan has written a nice howto for the pkg-perl group; it includes
the "how" and also a short paragraph (section #4) in the "why":

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