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RE: Q: How-To Submit patches

On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On 31-Jan-2001 Martin Albert wrote:
> > proper / practical ways to submit patches?
> what i do is:
> ..
> mv package package.shaleh
> dpkg-source -x package.dsc
> # the N makes it include files I might have added
> diff -pruN package package.shaleh > shaleh.patch
> <send shaleh.patch>

Hej! Thanks. :)

So recipient has to use patch -p1 (or rename his archive) right?
Do you tell them or just let'em figure it out?

mv pkg pkg.orig
diff -pruN pkg.orig pkg

is too dangerous (for the recipient)?


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