Hi Jean,

2018-04-06 9:37 GMT+02:00 Jean Delvare <jdelv...@suse.de>:
> Hi Andreas,
> What was the rationale for this commit?
> commit 19ce60a19ac87230e05603e2ca31030d8b3143ad
> Author: Andreas Gruenbacher
> Date:   Tue Mar 25 23:15:37 2008 +0000
>     - Assume patches are in unified format by default when applying
>       them. (For working with other patch formats, make sure to remove
>       "--unified" from QUILT_PATCH_OPTS in ~/.quiltrc or
>       /etc/quilt.quiltrc.)
> GNU patch should detect the format of patch files automatically. Having
> --unified passed unconditionally by default breaks the use of quilt
> with other patch formats. I just received a bug report about it:
> https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1088281
> I am just discovering about that default setting in /etc/quilt.quiltrc,
> I had no idea it was there. In fact I'm surprised nobody complained
> about it before. Most probably this is because ~/.quiltrc
> overrides /etc/quilt.quiltrc completely and many quilt users have such
> a file (including myself.)
> Can we please remove this setting and just let GNU patch detect patch
> formats?

I don't remember why this was made the default in /etc/quilt.quiltrc.
This should be safe to change.


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