[git-buildpackage] Quilt patches get applied twice during gbp buildpackage
markus at dr-blatt.de
Sat Nov 19 20:31:37 CET 2016
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 11:39:46AM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 01:52:33PM +0100, Markus Blatt wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 07:45:28AM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 10:23:32AM +0100, Markus Blatt wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I have playing around with git-buildpackage for a few days (Debian
> > > > stable). I am using the "3.0 (quilt)" source format (switched from
> > > > 1.0) and like to quilt patches with a patch-queue branch. I can
> > > > sucessfully build the packge on the patch-queue. But when I use the
> > > > debian branch with the quilt patches they seem to get applied twice.
> > > > This fails miserably.
> > > > [...]
> > I have push the tags, debian/sid (failing build), and pristine-tar branches to
> > https://github.com/blattms/ert-debian.git. The upstream is
> > https://github.com/Ensembles/ert
> Thanks. I think I see what the problem is:
> debian/patches (and the corresponding patch-queue branch) only contains
> changes to the upstream source, so it would never touch anything in
> debian/. Changes to the debian packaging are done on the debian branch
> (debian/sid in your case). Otherwise dpkg-buildpackage (which gets
> invoked by git-buildpackage) would apply the patches to the already
> existing dir during the unpack phase which gives the failure you're
> seeing so the failure exists with and without using
Thanks for you kind and fast help.
So the problem here is that upstream already contains a debian
directory and I naively assumed that I can patch this using quilt,
> I wonder if "gbp pq" should always filter out changes to debian/ to
> avoid this kind of problems.
Not sure. Upstream having a debian sub directory might be rather
special and detecting this rather difficult.
> To show how this should look like I've moved the Debian changes to the
> Debian branch while leaving the upstream changes in debian/patches, see
> Hope that helps,
It helped a lot!
More information about the git-buildpackage