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Re: Status of new source formats project

Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:

> Another question that I would like to ask is on the auto-patching
> functionality.  One of the programs we package, EMBOSS, is released once a year
> every 15th of July, and other updates are made via patches. Currently it is
> possible to just give the patch to quilt to apply it. With the new source
> format â??3.0 (quilt)â??, it is not possible. Do you think it would be possible to
> change this behavior or at least to disable the auto-patching facilities? It
> would be of course easy to convert the patch, but I would really prefer to stay
> as identical to upstream's materials as possible.
> Have a nice sunday,

Why not just use 3.0 (native) format then?


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