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Re: Misc developer news (#21)

On Sat, 20 Feb 2010 09:25:14 +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:

> > I don't see any valid reason to convert packages which already use a
> > patch system such as dpatch to the new thing. Debian is in dire need
> > of manpower taking care of our core infrastructure, converting
> > dpatch-based packages to quilt is a total waste of manpower.
> If your dpatches are simply patches and not scripts, converting to 3.0
> (quilt) is a few minutes job: rename the files, rename 00list to series,
> adapt its content, remove your patch system from debian/rules, change
> the build-deps accordingly, write a debian/source/format file containing
> 3.0 (quilt). Done.

Or run /usr/share/doc/quilt/examples/dpatch2quilt.sh to cover the
first steps (i.e. not the format 3.0).


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