makepatch and update-patches inconsistencies

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Sun Mar 27 19:13:45 UTC 2011

Andriy Gapon <avg at> wrote:

> It seems that the makepatch and update-patches target produce different
> patch file
> names for the same patched file name (at least two underscores vs one).
> This probably shouldn't be that way.
> P.S. do we need two targets for what looks like the same task?

No, we don't, and I had completely forgotten about the existence
of makepatch.  Three's a charm: There's also Tools/scripts/

I think I ported update-patches from OpenBSD once upon a time.

I'm all for unifying these one way or the other.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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