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Re: Git vs SVN

On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 12:23:56AM +0100, Richard Hartmann wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 12:36, Eddy Petrișor <eddy.petrisor@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I need a mentor! :)
> >
> > What would you like to know? Maybe we should continue this
> > conversation on IRC. I am confident that you'll find KiBi, myself and
> > Rhonda good enough to explain/tutor your git usage.
> What I would love to see is a tutorial along the lines of "so, you have
> an existing package [with some history] and want to use
> git-buildpackage for it".
> Starting with old debs (i.e. snapshot.d.n) and arriving at a situation
> where I can just git-buildpackage is something I have been trying to
> do for ages. I followed the various tutorials in the Debian world, but
> they all either used weird layout, weird build-chain or were a
> brain-dump from git experts for git experts. A concise step-by-step
> howto is the only thing which keeps me from experimenting with
> git more than I did, already.

Just in case, I'll mention http://wiki.debian.org/Games/VCS

This document was exactly what I needed to get started with
git-buildpackage and pristine-tar :)


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