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Re: 3-line debian/rules

On Mon, 04 May 2009 01:33:06 +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:

> > Preservering existing quilt functionality in debian/rules would
> > indeed be nice for --refresh.
> > Yes; the "quiltify" I had in mind for some time (and was too lazy to
> > write) would:
> > Just the usual steps we do when adding quilt support to a package :)
> Should we integrate this in dh-make-perl?  I suggest to add both a
> --quilt (or --with-quilt, --use-quilt) option to dh-make-perl which will
> add the fragment to d/rules, add d/README.source, ...
> If dh-make-perl --refresh is used, it can look for d/patches/series and,
> if present, add the quilt stuff as well.  This way, the --quilt option
> only needs to be used when quilt was not already used.

Sounds like a nice idea IMO
> > (Hm, and when called as "dequiltify" it could ...) 
> If --refresh is used and d/patches/series is *not* present, it could
> just remove the quilt framework again.


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