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Re: Behaviour of dpkg-source with "3.0 (quilt)" and VCS and automatic patches

Scott Kitterman <debian@kitterman.com> 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.


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