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NAME

       what-patch - detect which patch system a Debian package uses

SYNOPSIS

       what-patch [options]

DESCRIPTION

       what-patch  examines  the  debian/rules  file  to  determine which patch system the Debian
       package is using.

       what-patch should be run from the root directory of the Debian source package.

OPTIONS

       Listed below are the command line options for what-patch:

       -h, --help
              Display a help message and exit.

       -v     Enable verbose mode.  This will include the listing of any files  modified  outside
              or  the  debian/ directory and report any additional details about the patch system
              if available.

AUTHORS

       what-patch  was  written   by   Kees   Cook   <kees@ubuntu.com>,   Siegfried-A.   Gevatter
       <rainct@ubuntu.com>,  and  Daniel  Hahler  <ubuntu@thequod.de>, among others.  This manual
       page was written by Jonathan Patrick Davies <jpds@ubuntu.com>.

       Both are released under the GNU General Public License, version 3 or later.

SEE ALSO

       The Ubuntu MOTU team has some documentation  about  patch  systems  at  the  Ubuntu  wiki:
       https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/PatchSystems

       cdbs-edit-patch(1), dbs-edit-patch(1), dpatch-edit-patch(1)