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Re: New source package formats now available

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Brian May <bam@snoopy.debian.net> writes:
>> Just a general observation, it is rather painful to have to set and
>> maintian QUILT_PATCHES by hand everytime I want to modify a patch. There
>> have been a number of times now I have accidentally created the patch in
>> the wrong directory, which can be very confusing (mess two projects up
>> in one go!).
>> Maybe this is now fixed in unstable, last I checked it wasn't.
> If the only thing you use quilt for is Debian packaging and you perform
> quilt operations from the top of the tree, then this setting in ~/.quiltrc
> works fine:
>     QUILT_PATCHES=debian/patches
> There's a more complex recipe in the quilt documentation that handles more
> cases.
> -- 
> Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


Please do test.


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