what-patch



SYNOPSIS
       what-patch [options]


DESCRIPTION
       what-patch examines the debian/rules file to determine which patch sys-
       tem the Debian package is using.

       what-patch should be run from the root directory of the  Debian  source
       package.


OPTIONS
       Listed below are the command line options for what-patch:

       -h, --help
              Display a help message and exit.

       -v     Enable verbose mode.  This will include the listing of any files
              modified outside or the debian/ directory and report  any  addi-
              tional details about the patch system if available.


AUTHORS
       what-patch  was  written  by  Kees Cook <kees@ubuntu.com>, Siegfried-A.
       Gevatter <rainct@ubuntu.com>, and  Daniel  Hahler  <ubuntu@thequod.de>,
       among  others.  This manual page was written by Jonathan Patrick Davies
       <jpds@ubuntu.com>.

       Both are released under the GNU General Public License,  version  3  or
       later.


SEE ALSO
       The  Ubuntu MOTU team has some documentation about patch systems at the
       Ubuntu wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/PatchSystems


       cdbs-edit-patch(1), dbs-edit-patch(1), dpatch-edit-patch(1)



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