On Sun, 22 Mar 2009 13:24:26 -0400
Mounir Lamouri <mounir.lamo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Ulrich Mueller <u...@gentoo.org>
> wrote:
> >>>>>> On Sun, 22 Mar 2009, mrness wrote:
> >
> >> Please do not apply patches that have ${P} prefix in other ebuild
> >> versions than ${PV}.
> >> Is that hard to create a new patch with a proper name?
> >
> > And multiply number and total size of files in ${FILESDIR}?
> >
>
> Or just rename it ${PN}-bar.patch instead of ${P}-bar.patch if it is a
> patch for more than one ebuild version.

And when the patch has to be changed?  ${PN}-foo-2.patch?

The PV in the patch name indicates what version the patch was made
for.  This can be useful info, if just for judging how bad you are at
sending patches upstream. ;)


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