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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

On 01/02/2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> With git I'd use a "debian-patches" branch that I would rebase on the
> upstream branch regularly and would edit history of changes as needed so
> that one commit generates one file in debian/patches/.

Dear Raphael,

Is this what you mean?

- Have a branch upstream, and upstream-patched
- Make upstream stay in sync with the upstream tarball. Merge it with
- Use the differences between these branches to generate
debian/patches, which can be wrapped around


Kumar Appaiah,
458, Jamuna Hostel,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai - 600036

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