Subject: Re: pkglint change
To: James Chacon <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/2001 11:07:15
Mutt made me believe that James Chacon wrote:
> I looked through Packages.txt and it referred to patch-* and patch-??

Yes, and it's nearly correct:
patch-* is the glob used for applying the patches in the patch dir,
and patch-?? (okay, perhaps better patch-[a-z][a-z]) are the
recommended file names.


Thomas Klausner -
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