Bug#26024: dpkg-dev: [patch] files to ignore diffs of...
>>"Karl" == Karl M Hegbloom <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manoj> I think that dpkg should not unilaterally ignore any
Manoj> files. And this problem is already solved, by using
Manoj> something like cvs-buildpackage. I think that any
Manoj> interactions with version control systems etc should be
Manoj> layered modularily on top of dpkg; and not integrated with
Karl> What if I make it an option switch then, off by default, then a
Karl> switch to turn it on with a default regex, or with a given regex?
Karl> Give the word and I'll have a patch for you in a few hours.
I like this idea much better. It would be wonderful if you can
do that. Please.
Karl> The thing is, `cvs-buildpackage' works from a repository where I can
Karl> check in the debian/* files and make tags at will. It won't work
Karl> where I'm tracking upstream sources via anon CVS.
You have a point.
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