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Re: fixing bugs in packages

On Fri, 11 May 2012, David Laight wrote:

> In any case, generating a patch isn't that easy, you need a copy of the
> original file - which only exists inside the tar file (unless you
> save a copy between every buold attempt).

Have a look at pkgvi(1) from the pkgdiff package or look in your editors
manual at the backup options.
> > > Surely this is all rather hopeless.
> > No, I don't think so.

I don't think it is either.


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