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Re: Centralized darcs

* John Goerzen (jgoerzen@complete.org) wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 06:12:34PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> > > 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.
> It's true that it *can* happen, but it rarely *does* happen, and when it
> does, there are easy workarounds.
> I do use darcs to track patches against upstream.  I really don't
> understand the whole cdbs/dpatch/whatever thing -- why use a hack to
> manage your patches when you could use a real VC tool that does it
> better?

Amen to that. (although I use svn)

Eric Dorland <eric@kuroneko.ca>
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