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Re: let missing-debian-source-format lintian tag be a warning!


On Tue, 15 Jul 2014, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> 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.

What is so offputting? Is it quilt itself?

If quilt is the problem, aren't you more satisfied with tools like gbp-pq
that lets you avoid quilt and use (rebased) git branches to manage the
quilt series?

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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