Hello Nish,

On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 02:15:53PM -0800, Nish Aravamudan wrote:
> > Have you considered obtaining the patches-applied tree using
> > `dpkg-source -x`?  That applies the patches without using quilt(1), so
> > might workaround this sort of bug (if it didn't, the package would
> > FTBFS).
> Well, I would do that, but afaict, there is no way to tell dpkg-source
> to only apply one patch at a time? This is to go from a
> patches-unapplied state to the fully patches-applied state, commiting
> each patch application into the repository. Perhaps I missed a flag in
> the manpage, though?

Good point, I don't think it can be done.

It's really quite a serious problem for quilt to be choking on patch
queues.  How many packages did you see with this?  It might be that we
could get it fixed before you finalise your tool.

Sean Whitton

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