Hello,

since Debian ftpmasters have made it possible to upload source packages 
packaged in the next generation formats:

1) I don't see any blockers to use pristine KDE upstream tarballs anymore 
(renamed to appropriate orig.tar.bz2 of course).

2) What about dpkg-source format 3.0 (quilt) for all official KDE packages? I 
tested it and I was sort of pleased with results.

Added benefits:

* no quilt build dependency;
* no need to add/remove quilt build dependency when the first patch is added / 
all patches are removed;
* no patch system class in debian/rules (will need newer pkg-kde-tools).

Disadvantages:

* if our packages were kept upstream sources in packaging VCS, it would be a 
bit of inconvenient (esp. in the context of svn) not to commit debian-patched 
upstream files or do `quilt pop -a` after each test build. But since we only 
keep debian/ under VCS, I don't see any blockers or regressions in a workflow.

-- 
Modestas Vainius <modes...@vainius.eu>

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