Re: Modifying a file from another package (rather than replacing it)
Am 25.12.2010 20:18, schrieb Michael Banck:
> Why can't this be part of pbuilder itself? Did your patches got
> rejected by the pbuilder author and if so, what was his rationale?
> Maybe if he thinks they should not be part of pbuilder, they shouldn't
> be part of another package either.
I haven't attempted to submit my code yet. It works for me, but still
has to be cleaned up. Right now, I'm packaging it as a way of
documenting and organizing what I've done.
But, aside from the pbuilder specifics: Is there any policy, best
practice, or LSB scheme for extending an existing package? Are there any
hooks to re-apply changes to an existing package after it has been updated?