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Re: Recommended git packaging work flow for backports?

Hi Simon,

On 24-04-15 09:26, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Hi.  I'm preparing my first backport and couldn't find any information
> on what the best work flow for a Debian package that uses git,
> git-buildpackage, pristine-tar and so on.  Are there any pointers here?
> Should I create a separate branch, pulling in things from 'master' once
> that version has hit testing, update the changelog and maybe modify
> gbp.conf to point at the backport branch, and then build and upload?
> Is anyone working with backports this way?  Any other pitfalls?

If a package doesn't need changes, I don't bother with creating a
branch. I just dch --bpo && pdebuild (I use pbuilder).


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