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Re: Bash patches format

From: Marty E. Plummer
Subject: Re: Bash patches format
Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 20:10:03 -0500

On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 04:59:15PM +0200, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> Marty E. Plummer:
> > Maintainers, I'd really like to hear your thoughts on this matter. If
> > the diffs are produced as -p1 unified diffs, then downstreams who do
> > convert from -p0 context won't have to, and distros who work around it
> > won't either.
> Speaking in my capacity as the OpenBSD packager for bash, either
> way is fine.  We use the upstream patches as provided ("distribution
> patches").  These are applied with -p0 by default, but it's utterly
> trivial to specify -p1 if necessary.  The choice of context vs.
> unified diffs is immaterial; patch(1) handles both formats.
Are they -p0 by default for all packages, or just for bash?
> -- 
> Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          address@hidden

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