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diff2patches - Extract non-debian/ patches from .diff.gz files

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NAME

diff2patches - Extract non-debian/ patches from .diff.gz files

SYNTAX

diff2patches filename
 
diff2patches --help|--version

DESCRIPTION

Extracts patches from .diff.gz which apply to files outside the “debian/” directory scope. A patch is created for each modified file. Each patch is named according to the path of the modified file, with “/” replaced by “___”, and an extension of “.patch”.

OPTIONS

filename
Extract patches from filename which apply outside the “debian/” directory.
--help
Output help information and exit.
--version
Output version information and exit.

FILES

debian/control
Existence of this file is tested before any patch is extracted.
debian/
debian/patches/ Patches are extracted to one of these directories. “debian/patches/” is preferred, if it exists. If DEB_PATCHES is present in the environment, it will override this behavior (see “ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES” section below).

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

DEB_PATCHES
When defined and points to an existing directory, patches are extracted in that directory and not under “debian/” nor “debian/patches/”.

SEE ALSO

combinediff(1)

AUTHOR

Raphael Geissert <atomo64@gmail.com>
Raphael Geissert <atomo64@gmail.com>