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Re: The road to source format "3.0 (quilt)"

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 11:22:23PM +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
-=| Jonas Smedegaard, Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:01:25PM +0100 |=-
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 09:59:54PM +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
>I have a problem with the new format in that that building the
>package leaves the patches applied, so every time I build (with
>debuild or whatever pbuilder helper which first creates a source
>package) I have to unapply the patches. Is there some clever trick
>to avoid this?

Export and build from an external temporary folder.

Seems OK for a tiny lib*-perl package, but in general? Imagine the
kernel source shuffed around :)

Indeed for large sources you wouldn't "play tricks", but simply use the proper quilt command to revert the applied patches (in addition to the patches being applied it also leaves behind the .pc dir for quilt to use).

 - Jonas

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