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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 03:44:20PM +0000, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> wrote:
> [...]
> > I???d be glad if we could standardize on quilt. It is the only one to be
> > both simple and powerful, and I know very few people unhappy with it.
> > Other patch systems I have tried (dpatch, dbs and simple-patchsys) have
> > all serious flaws that end up hitting you on non-trivial packages.
> Hello,
> would you mind telling us an example where simple-patchsys breaks? Or
> is this more cdbs making things complicated for any non-vanilla use?

  For example when you need different series of patches per
architecture (the libc e.g. has specific hurd patches).

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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