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

On fredagen den 25 januari 2008, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:55:02AM +0000, Jon Dowland 
<jon+debian-devel@alcopop.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:13:37AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > > The only sad thing is that quilt only deals with patches (i.e. diffs),
> > > whereas dpatch can do scripts, too. Anyways, I now prefer not using
> > > dpatch of quilt.
> >
> > Does anyone know how common it is for this additional functionality to
> > be used in packages in the archive?
> I do use it for config.guess and config.sub update in package source tree,
> though that can be done in debian/rules.

I consistently use /usr/share/doc/dpatch/examples/dpatch/01_config.dpatch.gz, 
do you do that too?

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