Re: Should dpkg-source -x list patches (Re: How to handle Debian patches)
On Wed, 21 May 2008, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Subject: Please provide an option to list patches outside debian directory
> Please add a --verbose/-v option to 'dpkg-source -x' that performs
> lsdiff -z -x '*/debian/*' *.diff.gz
> to point potential maintainers / bug fixers to patches that reside
> outside of the debian directory. It would be even better if a
> config file option would be parsed that enables to switch on this
> option by default.
> Would you regard this as a useful bug report or not?
No. I'm currently evaluating a smooth transition from all orig+diff to the
3.0 (quilt) format and as such I'm not really interested in a new option
that only makes sense for the old format that I hope to deprecate in
And I already said that the 3.0 (quilt) format list patches that it
applies during dpkg-source -x.
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