NAMEwhat-patch - detects which patch system a Debian package uses
DESCRIPTIONwhat-patch examines the debian/rules file to determine which patch system the Debian package is using. what-patch should be run from the root directory of the Debian source package.
OPTIONSListed below are the command line options for what-patch: -h or --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 additional details about the patch system if available.
AUTHORSwhat-patch was written by Kees Cook <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Siegfried-A. Gevatter <email@example.com>, and Daniel Hahler <firstname.lastname@example.org>, among others. This manual page was written by Jonathan Patrick Davies <email@example.com>. Both are released under the GNU General Public License, version 3 or later.
SEE ALSOThe 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) WHAT-PATCH(1)