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Re: [RFU] quilt-0.46-1
"Dave Korn" <dave.korn-RQamRl9Jd2/QT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org> writes:
> On 30 August 2007 12:54, Peter Rosin wrote:
>> Thanks for the quick action! Upstreams contains a *very*
>> similar patch  to the one I produced, which confused me
>> somewhat at first...
> Say, if only we had some way of managing a big confusing stack of patches
> and optionally including them into or backing them out of a source
> distribution .......
That's pretty easy if you make separate patches. You can do that with
dpatch(1) or quilt(1).
In my case Cygbuild automates it: the patches are simply put in
CYGWIN-PTCHES/*.patch. I only need to remove the ones that got
integrated into newer releases.
The methodology is "A la Debian Style"
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