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Re: quilt 3.0 source format and dpkg-source/dpkg-buildpackage

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> wrote:

> The source format versions 3.0 (quilt) solves much of the issues in the above
> paragraph, but comes with its own patch management system. How about introducing
> a new 3.0 variant that has the following features:
>  - no patch management at unpack time (use debian/rules patch).
>  - no patch management at pack time (the debian dir is made
>   in a tar.gz archive, without looking at the upstream directories).
> Would such a format have a chance to be accepted some day in our archive?

It should be easy, just use a directory other than debian/patches to
store your patches.



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