Re: Behaviour of dpkg-source with "3.0 (quilt)" and VCS and automatic patches
Scott Kitterman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If 3.0 (quilt) didn't apply patches by default I'd have no reason not to just
> use it. Keeping local_options in a VCS is a bit of a workaround for this, but
> it seems wrong to have a persistent diff between what's in the VCS for a
> package and what's in the archive. I'd really like to have a way to just
> control this globally on my system.
You have .git/.svn/.hg/CVS in your VCS and working directory but not in
the debian package. Or .*tags and .*ignore files and probably a bunch of
others. Only difference for local_options is that it isn't a hidden file
in the top dir.