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Re: [ITP] libungif-4.1.0-2
Lapo Luchini wrote:
Yes, sometimes I do this; I have a "prep" and a "prep2" stage -- not a
very creative or informative naming scheme, I'll admit.
This is basically version #3 -- instead of simply copying the patch,
you're recreating it: but you are guaranteed that the "new" patch will
be identical to the old one, since "spkg" is called immediately after
Just had an idea: what about creating a new pass in the script called
"automatic" that is intedned to contain all the "automatic task" to
patch the source, followed by normal patching?
This pass would be void normally, but in the cases where it is needed it
could contain the relibtoolizing and like things, this would be applied
also to "pristine source" in mkpatch, so that the actual patch only
contains the differences between the "automatically reapplicable
patches" obtaining in most of the cases a patch that is much smaller.
(unless you change autotools version in between, of course -_-, but its
not that smart to change a software in the middle of a packaging)
Yes, I think -3 is ready to upload; there's no need to futz with it any
more. Just let 'er rip.