Bug#485174: nikwi: FTBFS when converted to new source format 3.0 (quilt): patch files contained in tarballs
kibi at debian.org
Wed Jun 11 02:56:18 UTC 2008
tag 485174 wontfix # this is a soft-wontfix.
Raphael Hertzog <hertzog at debian.org> (08/06/2008):
> Package: nikwi
> Version: 0.0.20060823-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Usertags: 3.0-quilt-by-default
Sorry, not this one either.
> In the case of nikwi, the quilt series is only applicable after
> extraction of a tarball/zipfile/jarfile. But dpkg-source tries to
> apply the quilt series immediately after unpack and will thus fail.
> In several cases the usage of tarball(s) in tarball is justified by
> the fact that several upstream tarballs have to be combined. The new
> format does support unpacking of multiple upstream tarballs and as
> such, you probably want to defer fixing this bug until the new format
> is accepted and directly make usage of this new feature.
That's why I'm wontfix-tagging this bug (for now). A late-patching might
be implemented though, as I mentioned in my first answer to #485172.
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