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Re: Non-unified patches and dpkg source format ‘3.0 (quilt)’.

Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@madism.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 10:45:14AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
>> Le Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 09:26:02AM -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :
>> > 
>> > (filterdiff comes with patchutils.)  Given that, this seems like a tempest
>> > in a teapot to me.  Just convert the diff into whatever format the tool
>> > that you're using expects or the reviewer wants to read.
>> Hi Russ and everybody,
>> I already explained that I prefered that the patch stays in the original format
> Then you'll need to write your "own" patch system that calls patch(1) to
> apply the patches, à la cdbs-simple-patchsys.

Why should he need to do that?  If you'd had written "submit patches to
dpkg", I could get a meaning out of it, but here?  He doesn't want to
diverge from upstream.

Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
VCD Aschaffenburg-Miltenberg, ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg

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