Matthijs Mohlmann matthijs at cacholong.nl
Thu Dec 22 08:22:08 UTC 2005

Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 10:29:48PM +0100, Matthijs Mohlmann wrote:
>>I'm a dpatch user, I would like to see it. But IMO I think we can better
>>go to a patch system like quilt. It has IMO a much better handling of
>>large patch sets (and vim has much patches) (Although I don't really
>>know how dpatch handles a lot of patches)
>>So if someone can enlighten me in this would be nice :)
> dpatch handles large patch sets as it handles the small ones :) Patches
> in debian/patches/* + 00list to list the patches you like. I don't know
> quilt, so I probably don't know what features which are peculiarly
> useful for large patch sets you've mind.
> So ... your turn, please enlighten me :-)
hehe ;)

> Regarding the patch editing, has quilt something like
> {cdbs,dpatch}-edit-patch, or perhaps the former can be directly used
> with quilt?

I am used to use dpatch as my patch system, but sometimes I want to
learn something completely different so I thought about quilt.

But I know how dpatch works and dpatch-edit-patch is really cool :) I
would like to see that in vim. (The only problem in case of vim is: vim
isn't extracted at the time dpatch-edit-patch runs)


Matthijs Mohlmann

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