Re: Clarification on the Origin: field in the Patch Tagging Guidelines?
"Theodore Ts'o" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> P.S. One of the things I'm thinking about doing is writing a script which
> automatically generates the debian/patches directory from the git
> repository. So when I specify the base release (i.e., v1.42.4), it will
> do something like git format-patch, but in a debian/patches Quilt 3.0
> format. That way I don't have to replicate the patches twice in my git
> tree (once as the real commit, and once in the commits which create the
> debian/patches/* files).
FYI, gitpkg can do that, among other things, git-buildpackage's gbp-pq
can do something similar aswell.
So the script you wish for already exists, and is packaged. ;)