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Re: How to handle Debian patches

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le samedi 17 mai 2008 à 19:14 -0400, Joey Hess a écrit :
> > The entire point of having support for multiple source formats in
> > dpkg-source, and allowing it to extract any of those formats, and build
> > a source package using any of those formats, is to allow multiple
> > formats to be used.
> Indeed, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is a good idea.
> > What you're suggesting is equivilant to us deciding by GR which helper
> > system can be used in the rules file.
> No, it is equivalent to mandating that all helpers implement the
> "build", "install" and "binary" targets in debian/rules.

No, the equivilant of those targets is the Source field in
debian/control, and dpkg-source's plugin interface.

see shy jo

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