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Re: [Debconf-discuss] git-buildpackage with upstream using git, too

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 01:10:02PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> * When importing a new upstream tar ball (yes, you still have to do
>   that), you can pass the according upstream commit/tag as an option
>   to git-import-orig and it will make that commit an additional merge
>   parent, but without actually using code from that commit/branch --
>   just as a pointer. (So either I didn't get it right or it's really
>   that unintuitive.)

I think you're trying to remember “git-import-orig --upstream-vcs-tag”.

GPG Key: 4096R/331BA3DB 2011-12-05 James McCoy <jamessan@debian.org>

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