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Re: How to handle Debian patches

On 17/05/08 at 23:00 +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> 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.

At some point, we will need to find a way to decide which v3 format we
are going to choose in adddition to the v3 (native) format (with a GR?).
We can't afford to allow several different v3 formats to coexist.
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