[Python-apps-team] patches not being applied when building mercurial

Vincent Danjean vdanjean at debian.org
Thu Apr 21 15:19:12 UTC 2011


On 21/04/2011 14:08, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> I'm using
> debuild binary

can you give us the version of tools you are using (in particular
bedbuild and dpkg-version ?) I did not check the mercurial sources
but, for other packages, I see them removing their dependencies and
rules with quilt. They instead rely on newer dpkg-sources to apply
patches at unpack time.
I'm not sure this is the case here, but this can be something to


> Usually when I build packages, the build process clearly indicates when the packages are applied. Here it doesn't.
> I'm attaching the build log with 1.8.2.
> Steps to reproduce: download the 1.8.2 tarball from selenic and copy in svn://svn.debian.org/python-apps/packages/mercurial/trunk as debian. Then type
> debuild binary
> `debuild binary` works fine with the 1.8.1-3 sources I obtain via apt-get source.
>                                                           Regards, Faheem

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