delvareA presentation of the quilt patch management tool, including use cases (SUSE kernel, OBS) and practical usability tips.

  • Quick presentation of what quilt is, what it can be used for, its most useful commands and what they do
  • 3 typical use cases, step by step
    • Package version update in OBS
    • Patch review as an upstream maintainer
    • Adding a patch to the SUSE kernel
  • Quilt vs Git discussion
  • Known caveats and how to work around them
  • Cool tips: how to get the better of quilt
  • Q&A

Jean Delvare, SUSE