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Re: Proposal new source archive format

On Fri, 5 May 2000 19:41:23 +0200, you wrote:
>Previously Marc Haber wrote:
>> I like that idea. However, I have an additional issue that I'd like to
>> see addressed.
>[.. snip snip ..]
>Sounds like what you want is for dpkg-source to check if
>$somepath/$package.diff is present and try to apply that on unpacking?

Yes, that would sound like a reasonable thing to solve that.

In my wildest dreams, I think of a special entry in
/etc/apt/sources.list and having apt-get source or apt-get build pull
our patches from a ftp/http server or from a file: URL.


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