@@ -40,6 +40,14 @@ A +series+ file, as used by +quilt+, may also be added in the
package directory. In that case, the +series+ file defines the patch
+- The patch files coming with Buildroot should not contain any package version
+reference in their filename.
+- If a patch does some package version fixes, this should be documented in the
+commit message of the patch itself (or the message prepended to the 'diff'
How patches are applied
@@ -56,8 +64,8 @@ How patches are applied
* If a +series+ file exists in the package directory, then patches are
applied according to the +series+ file;
-* Otherwise, patch files matching `<packagename>-*.patch` are applied
- following the +ls+ command order.
+* Otherwise, patch files matching +<packagename>-<description>.patch+
+ are applied following the +ls+ command order.
. Run the +<packagename>_POST_PATCH_HOOKS+ commands if defined.