Splitting up the 'mega' patches

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Thu Jan 2 16:56:48 PST 2003


On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 00:32:24 +0000 (UTC)
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org (Gerard Beekmans) wrote:

> On January 2, 2003 05:32 pm, Jack Brown wrote:
> > ie. use seds for straight modification of variables, which tend to
> > be version agnostic types of problems.  use patches for more complex
> > issues which tend to be more or less version specific, and only
> > realy meant to be applied to one version of the source.
> 
> That's not a bad idea at all actually. I think I actually like that.

Variable subs is what sed was BORN for ;-)

> IMO of course (sorry couldn't resist. No offense meant Ian).

I /do/ have a sense of humour ;-)
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