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bug#19402: Already-applied patches in 'origin' are automatically reverse

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#19402: Already-applied patches in 'origin' are automatically reversed
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:05:25 +0100
User-agent: 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
> error.
> 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’?


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