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Re: Centralized darcs

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 05:36:07PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> > Darcs has a nice way of pushing patches via e-mail, with GPG signatures
>> > even.  These can be processed in an automated way on the server,
>> > verified against, for instance, the Debian keyring, and then applied to
>> > the repository.
>> The only bad thing I know about darcs, for my kinda of use, is the
>> miss of file permission recoring. That's annoying for packaging and
>> like.
> It is a bit annoying, but --set-scripts-executable does the right thing
> in about 97% of cases.  That can be made the default quite easily.
> diff also doesn't preserve permissions, so some are using debian/rules
> anyway.

Indeed but that can make thing broke due the wrong permission of
upstream files, iff you use darcs to maintain those fixes mixed with
changes for packaging.

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