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Re: How to handle Debian patches

Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Fri, 16 May 2008, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Coming up with a complex set of requirements that everyone has to follow
> > up front in their workflow[1] is not going to yeld the best results, and
> > I think that's my core reason for disliking Raphael's proposal. Now, if
> > you can come up with protocols/interfaces that can be used to
> > publish/communicate patches, that are managed/generated in whatever way
> > is most useful for the maintainer, that seems more likely to work.
> Aren't "patch files in debian/patches/ with some headers" a defined interface?

It's an interface, that if you stop there in defining it, means that I
have to check debian/patches/ into revision control, and bloat my
.diff.gz or .git.tar.gz (depending on whether I'm using v1 or v3 source)
with them.

see shy jo

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