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

On Thursday, June 02, 2011 02:17:14 PM Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> 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.
True, but that's part of the internal structure of the VCS.  This isn't so I 
see it as different.

Scott K

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