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Re: Reducing the number of patches in pkgsrc
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
What is this "status" file? Does it mention the "feedback status" of
each patch? Why don't we put this information in the patch itself?
Because in that case, every status change involves regenerating the
checksum of the patch, which I don't really like. For example, pbulk
rebuilds a package whenever a CVS Id of a file in PKGPATH has changed.
It would be easy to list patches/status as an exception. Listing the
patches themselves would not be good. :)
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