one or more patch files / optional patch ?
itetcu at apropo.ro
Thu Feb 26 13:22:05 PST 2004
The Porters Handbook says "To make fixes and upgrades easier, you should
avoid having more than one patch fix the same file"; I'm in the reverse
situation, e.g. I have to patch 4 files for adding a feature to a port.
It will only make sense to patch all the files or none. Should the patch
be split in 4 files or not ?
I also want to use OPTIONS to allow the user to choose if he wants this
feature or not. How can I integrate this with patch target (e.g. having
the patch in files/ but only applied if WITH_ is set) ?
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