theoldfellow at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 22:50:04 PDT 2008
On Thu, 03 Apr 2008 00:12:53 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't have a problem with leaving upstream patches upstream, but we
> should probably have a copy in patches or at least on anduin and mention
> an md5 sum. This combination will allow us to offer the patch if the
> upstream one is no longer available or there is a stealth upgrade (not
> changing the file name).
a stealth upgrade!
and more important, have a proven copy of the 'old' version to diff
I never could understand why LFS was so adamant that the only right way
to apply a patch was -Np1. What's wrong with -Npx, where x is
documented, OK you also need to know where to be when you apply it,
but, hey, we are also teaching peeps how to do things.
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