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Re: Adding quilt to the new maintainer guide.

* Charles Plessy (charles-debian-nospam@plessy.org) [070414 05:19]:
> > * Charles Plessy (charles-debian-nospam@plessy.org) [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 ?
> Le Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 07:51:40PM +0200, Andreas Barth a écrit :
> > Actually, we hope to get rid of both quilt and dpatch as recommended
> > utilities as soon as the w&p source format is used.
> Hi, this sounds very interesing, what does w&p stand for? Where can we
> find more information? When it is scheduled to be adopted?

wig&pen, that's the new dpkg source format. It already works for
dpkg-source -x, but the archive doesn't accept it currently (and
dpkg-source cannot generate it).


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