[Build-common-hackers] Bug#473381: cdbs: patchsys-quilt.mk should follow quilt convention

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Sun Mar 30 15:07:16 UTC 2008

reassign 473381 quilt

Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Since quilt uses the "patches" directory by default, patchsys-quilt.mk
> creates a symlink patches -> debian/patches/. This is the wrong way to do
> it IMO.
> You should have a behaviour similar to the what quilt recommends: see the
> /usr/share/quilt/quilt.make file. It calls quilt that way:
> QUILT_PATCHES=$(QUILT_PATCH_DIR) quilt --quiltrc /dev/null push -a || test
> $$? = 2

patchsys-quilt.mk is part of the quilt package.  The quilt maintainer probably 
knows what quilt recommends. :)

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