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Re: How to handle Debian patches



On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 08:49:39PM +0000, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 10:40:53PM +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> >   All in all, pointing to VCSes is just making things harder, because
> > you fight against direct product of VCSes, workflows, and almost
> > packages. And no tool is really gonna sort that out. OTOH, if we _do_
> > mandate people to one way or another serialize their patches in the
> > source format, with comments and all that stuff, then it _IS_ a good
> > thing, because that's the kind of things that can be grokked by tools
> > trivially. And for that, the v3 format goes in the proper direction.
> 
> s/the v3 format/the v3 quilt format/

  Err yes. I indeed think the other v3 formats are somehow insane.

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·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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