Bug#380499: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#380499: cdbs 0.4.45 simple-patchsys.mk doesn't properly distinguish patches

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Mon Jul 31 16:17:52 UTC 2006

Note that the freeze cutoff for cdbs is approaching, so we need an idea on 
this really quickly.

Am Sonntag, 30. Juli 2006 22:19 schrieb Peter Eisentraut:
> Christopher Martin wrote:
> > Notice how debian/patches/04_am_maintainer_mode.diff is skipped
> > because "it's already applied" even though it clearly isn't? There is
> > a similarly named but different patch,
> > debian/patches/common/04_am_maintainer_mode.diff, which is perhaps
> > confusing CDBS.
> We need a per-patch stamp file to fix various other misbehaviors, which
> is why this sort of setup is out of luck.  Apparently someone thought
> that the actual patch directory should be read-only, so devising a
> patch stamp naming scheme that can handle this is a bit tricky.
> Currently we have
>     $(call cdbs_update_stamp,debian/stamp-patch-$$(basename $$patch))
> Considering that the patch directory can be chosen arbitrarily (a
> feature that you make use of), we can't just stick the directory name
> in there.
> Anyone got an idea?

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