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Re: Quilt patch for patching things in the debian folder

On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 11:17:44AM +0100, Michael Hanke wrote:
> Not exactly the same thing, but for backporting for various releases we
> (NeuroDebian) quite often have to adjust the Debian packaging itself,
> but still want to have everything stored in a single source package.
> And we do store these patches in debian/patches. However, they are not
> applied at build-time. Instead we have a backporting script that
> generates a new source package with the changes applied (using dedicated
> per-release series files). I submitted that script as a potential
> addition to the devscripts package some time ago.

Was you aware about dpkg-vendor at the time of writing this script?

Kind regards



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