dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 4 21:17:06 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
Just a standard way to do things I guess. Perhaps it's just always the
way things have always been done. SVN patches that we pass around are
all -p0. :-/ I don't even know if there is a way to change that.
-- DJ Lucas
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