Re: Naming recommendation for quilt-managed patches
2009/4/22 Laurent Léonard <email@example.com>:
> Is there a naming recommendation for patches when using quilt in a Debian
> package ?
> patch-name.diff ?
I don't use this because of the extension.
> patch-name.patch ?
I personally prefer this.
> 0X-patch-name.diff ?
> 0X-patch-name.patch ?
> 000X-patch-name.diff ?
> 000X-patch-name.patch ?
I don't use these because the series file specifies the order, not the
patch file name.
> an other ?
Some packages have a prefix indicating if the patch is suitable for
upstream and what the status is.
Ultimately, it doesn't matter which of the above styles you use, just pick one.