[vdr] suggestion: version stamping of patches
udo_richter at gmx.de
Fri Jun 3 02:52:26 CEST 2005
Rainer Zocholl wrote:
>>Then we'll be in patching hell, because patches will require proper
>>ordering and depend on each other.
> Don't we have that already?
> Does current patches do not change the ID or add a new?
I currently use 5 patches regularly, with no collisions and no patch
ordering dependencies. 3 of the 5 patch menu.c without collisions. None
of them adds any kind of ID string.
> Do you always know exactly which patches were manually applied,
> say 3 weeks later...i wouldn't.
Actually... My VDR + plugin sources are built from the tars by a prepare
script so I can always reproduce the current code base, and I can easily
upgrade to newer versions without loosing anything. I can reconstruct
every major version I've used since end of January.
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