quilt for patch management?

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri May 8 07:01:47 PDT 2009

Robert Schuster wrote:

> ever since fiddling with IcedTea's patches I was wondering why the
> Makefiles make no use of the quilt tool to manage patches. The tool
> would still allow us to have a directory where to place the patches and
> would make it more easy to manually apply them.
> Basically
> 	patch -p0 < <patch>
> would become
> 	quilt import -p0 <patch>
> and finally
> 	quilt push -a
> If someone wants to investigate manually quilt push/pop are there.
> Is this something you IcedTea developers would be interested in?

You haven't really explained what the point of this is.


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