[Buildroot] [PATCH 02/11] manual: minor fix in patch-policy.txt

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Feb 26 08:29:07 UTC 2013

Dear Samuel Martin,

On Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:31:22 +0100, Samuel Martin wrote:

> +- If a patch does some package version fixes, this should be documented in the
> +commit message of the patch itself (or the message prepended to the 'diff'
> +itself).

I am not sure to understand this part.

> +* Otherwise, patch files matching +<packagename>-<description>.patch+
> +  are applied following the +ls+ command order.

Shouldn't we be enforcing a <packagename>-<number>-<description>.patch
policy, in order to ensure that patches are applied in the right order?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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