Re: Adding quilt to the new maintainer guide.
Andreas Barth <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> * Charles Plessy (email@example.com) [070413 09:28]:
>> Nevertheless, I tried quilt this week and I like it a
>> lot. Actually, I find it simpler than dpatch because it is not
>> necessary to convert the patches to a special format. I would like to
>> submit a patch to the new maintainer guide to promote quilt together
>> with dpatch. Shall I send a bug report directly, or shall we discuss
>> the patch on this list before ?
> Actually, we hope to get rid of both quilt and dpatch as recommended
> utilities as soon as the w&p source format is used.
Even if you don't use quilt to apply the patches at build time, using the
quilt utilities to construct the patches is still a good idea. I've never
seen anything that can manage a set of patches as smoothly and as
intuitively as quilt.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>