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Re: Modifying a file from another package (rather than replacing it)

On 12/26/2010 02:10 PM, Malte Forkel wrote:
> 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?

There is no such thing, though things that come close are: alternatives,
hooks or config directories.



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