Re: upstream source included in subversion?
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On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 01:23:51PM -0500, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 06:43:29PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> The general recommendation for Alioth is to not include upstream source
>> on Alioth Subversion repositories.
>> I suggest to update that web page and either clarify the special need
>> for the pkg-perl group or include the -o option in example commands.
>> ...and do any of you know how I strip upstream source from a source
>> package already uploaded?!?
>I too initially thought as you did. However, once I was introduced to
>quilt (the group's preferred way of patching packages), I realized that
>having the upstream source in svn made it very easy work with quilt.
>Now that I find I really want to use quilt in my other packages, I am
>having some trouble as I have always excluded the upstream sources from
>svn. To each his own, I guess, but the group's way of doing things is
>starting to rub off on me.
Quilt and whatever is still usable indirectly by doing an
svn-buildpackage [...] --svn-export
But fine with me - I just wondered.
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