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Bug#26024: dpkg-dev: [patch] files to ignore diffs of...

>>"Karl" == Karl M Hegbloom <karlheg@inetarena.com> 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
 Manoj> it.

 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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Manoj Srivastava  <srivasta@acm.org> <http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>
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