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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

Russ Allbery wrote:
> With that source package format, everyone using quilt or simple-patchsys
> can trivially satisfy this requirement, and most uses of dpatch are
> similarly trivial.  It doesn't provide all of the power of a git or bzr
> package format, but it's a lot easier to implement

I hope you realize that both a git and a bzr package format are already

> I just don't know what's involved in finally deciding on something like
> this and making it happen.  We've been having this discussion for years,
> and so far we've not made a lot of forward progress.  :/

Over the past 5 years, Debian has not made any forward progress in this
area. We have actively regressed.

see shy jo

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