Re: let missing-debian-source-format lintian tag be a warning!
On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 15:26:28 Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:43:05AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Can we have a reasonable discussion based on real arguments and not on
> > personal feelings?
> I haven't read any personal feelings yet, apart from personal preferences
> about how to handle patches.
> It *is* a shame that the patch-handling aspect of 3.0 (Quilt) is offputting
> enough to folks that some are avoiding 3.0 altogether and not benefitting
> from the other improvements. However the single-debian-patch workaround is
> a pretty good compromise, IMHO, and perhaps just needs wider awareness.
It seems to me 3.0 (Quilt) is still applying patches when the package is
extracted using dpkg-source. Is there a way to avoid that too? That's been
my major objection.