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Re: Centralized darcs

On Wednesday 02 August 2006 21:01, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 08:47:01PM +0300, George Danchev wrote:
> > > to learn how we deal with this all.

Ok, third time. Please do not do that:
To: George Danchev <danchev@spnet.net>
CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org

Sending to debian-devel@lists.debian.org is enough, I'm subscribed.


> > This is fine, but (again) you forget about your 'apt-get source' users,
> > which
> NO.  They need not care.  They can just hack and send me diffs.  My
> debian/changelog will already document what has been going on anyway.

What if I want to be able to revert your patches easily and apply only these 
which I want to... Then I can start hack on the top of that.

> > are not supposed to be aware of your SCM, where your repo is, patches
> > applied to the upstream source and why they have been applied. I.e. if
> > you have patches, do them debian way (using a debian patch system) even
> > using SCM to manage your whole packaging. Your orig.tar.gz must be really
> > original tar.gz, and your diff.gz should hold whole debian-specific
> > thing.
> I am quite well aware of that and it is trivial to do.

Care to describe how without using your SCM but apt-get source instead ?

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