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what-patch - detect which patch system a Debian package uses
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
Listed below are the command line options for what-patch
- -h, --help
Display a help message and exit.
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
was written by Kees Cook <email@example.com
Siegfried-A. Gevatter <firstname.lastname@example.org
>, and Daniel Hahler
>, among others.
This manual page was written by Jonathan Patrick Davies <email@example.com
Both are released under the GNU General Public License, version 3 or later.
The Ubuntu MOTU team has some documentation about patch systems at the Ubuntu
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