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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org> writes:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 08:02:42PM +0000, Guillem Jover wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 10:54:11 +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:

>>>   Of course, that would mean that the few debian/rules (hi Manoj) in
>>> Debian not being makefiles [...]

>> You were probably thinking about Josip (and now the VDR team):

>>   <http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tdebian-rules-not-a-makefile.html>

>   Damn, I was pretty sure Manoj still had some custom perl things, but I
> stand corrected :)

The VDR stuff actually is makefiles, too; it's a shell script wrapper
around make that, so far as I could tell with a quick look, doesn't do
anything that one couldn't do with a regular make include.  But I may be
missing some subtlety.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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