The unapplied branch format is the most commonly used branch format.

Branch format

Common workflow elements

Often there are multiple ways of doing the same task.

New upstream version

Editing the delta queue

Adding new patches

Building source and binary packages

Forwarding patches upstream

E-mail patches from d/patches, or use git-am(1) to apply those to a git branch to be submitted upstream for merging.

Incorporating NMUs

Apply quilt patches, apply the debdiff, unapply quilt patches, git commit.

Advantages

Disadvantages


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