[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
bug#19402: Already-applied patches in 'origin' are automatically reverse
bug#19402: Already-applied patches in 'origin' are automatically reversed
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:05:25 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)
Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:
> Currently, if a patch that we carry in Guix is taken upstream, and then
> we update the package, Guix will automatically reverse the patch without
> This behavior delayed my xorg-update work for several hours today (I was
> stumped and took a break), and I worry that patches that aren't needed
> for successful compilation (e.g. security fixes) could be automatically
> undone without anyone noticing.
> Perhaps the solution is to pass --force (not --batch) to 'patch'.
I’ve re-read patch(1) and yes, definitely.
Would you like to make this change in ‘core-updates’?