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Re: RFS: scrot (updated package)

On Sunday 03 August 2008 02:43:24 Ben Finney wrote:
> Aníbal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@debian.org> writes:
> > All other upstream files should be modified with patches.
> Or by some other method that results in the Debian source package
> format, with a pristine upstream tarball and all maintainer changes in
> the .diff.gz.
> > So, Please put those cahnges in a series of patches in
> > debian/patches and build depend on quilt.
> Or use some other method (e.g. a VCS and the corresponding command
> foovcs-buildpackage) to track differences from upstream and generate
> the changes for the Debian package.

This do not exclude the usage of debian/patches. Make sure to understand that. 

> The "quilt" format is favoured by many, but is certainly not mandatory
> nor even "best practice".

Using quilt to clearly separate patches does not exclude nor contradicts with 
the usage of a $VCS. Thus I don't see what are you trying to correct in 
Anabal's statements.

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