Subject: Re: Patch naming
To: Ben Collver <>
From: Ognyan Kulev <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/31/2003 11:03:03
Ben Collver wrote:
> The Debian package system just has a single file containing all the
> differences from the official program distribution.

This single diff is only for the source package as a whole.  In 
practice, all patches go into debian/patches directory.  One of the 
alternative systems for handling patches in Debian packages is 
dpatch[1].  Other is part of the newest build system in Debian CDBS[2].


Ognyan Kulev <ogi@{,,}>
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