Provided by: dpatch_2.0.34ubuntu1_all
debian/patches/script.dpatch - self applying patch
debian/patches/script.dpatch -patch [directory]
debian/patches/script.dpatch -unpatch [directory]
debian/patches/script.dpatch -pkg-custom [directory]
A dpatch is a program that modifies the source tree in a given
directory. How it does that is entirely up to the person writing it. It
can be a script that calls patch(1) with the appropriate options, a
complicated perl script that does some deep magic, or anything else.
The only requirement is that it MUST accept the -patch and -unpatch
options, followed by the destination (or working) directory, when
specified. For the sake of compatibility, the second argument is only
present when a working directory was explicitly set with dpatch
For some of the dpatch(1) features to work, the script should follow a
common style: there should be a line near the top of the file with the
following format: "filename -- author <email>". And one or more "# DP:
description" lines. These will be used by dpatch cat for example.
dpatch is deprecated, please switch to the `3.0 (quilt)' Debian source
package format instead. See
http://wiki.debian.org/Projects/DebSrc3.0#FAQ for a short guide on how
to do it.
One can find dpatch examples under /usr/share/doc/dpatch/examples/.
This manual page was written by Gergely Nagy.
dpatch(1), dpatch.make(7), dpatch-edit-patch(1), dpatch-list-patch(1),