WHAT-PATCH

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Debian Utilities
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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)


 

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