[Buildroot] QUILT helper

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Sat Jan 19 16:36:58 UTC 2013

On 18/01/13 12:18, Viallard Anthony wrote:
> Hi,
> It will be nice having a quilt helper like openwrt has.
>   QUILT=1 make ofono
> Et voilà, with this command, builroot use quilt to apply patches. So, if
> you need to edit a patch, you just go in the build dir, use quilt pop,
> quilt refresh, quilt push -a and use a new command to update the eddited
> patch :
>   make ofono-refresh
> I known christmas was few days ago but if you include this idea, I will
> be happy like when santa claus gave me a SEGA master system.

  I've been thinking about a feature to make it easier to create patches, 
but I was thinking in terms of git rather than quilt.

  None of the core buildroot developers uses quilt AFAIK, so don't expect 
your wish to be granted out of nowhere. But I for one am definitely open 
to consider patches that make it easier to create package patches!

  If you do contribute this feature, don't forget to include sufficient 
documentation in the manual so someone who has no experience with quilt 
can get going right away.


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