patches-applied historical imports (usd import)

Ian Jackson ijackson at
Tue Jan 10 18:08:18 UTC 2017

Nish Aravamudan writes ("Re: patches-applied historical imports (usd import)"):
> On 08.01.2017 [21:34:50 -0700], Sean Whitton wrote:
> > Have you considered obtaining the patches-applied tree using
> > `dpkg-source -x`?  That applies the patches without using quilt(1), so
> > might workaround this sort of bug (if it didn't, the package would
> > FTBFS).
> Well, I would do that, but afaict, there is no way to tell dpkg-source
> to only apply one patch at a time? This is to go from a
> patches-unapplied state to the fully patches-applied state, commiting
> each patch application into the repository. Perhaps I missed a flag in
> the manpage, though?

I suggest you read "Intent to commit craziness - source package
unpacking" et seq, which were on this list in September.  Here's the


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