Re: XS-X-Vcs-XXX field not (yet) announced
On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 01:04:59AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> I'm a casual user of distributed VCS (used sparingly hg and baz here),
> but I don't see how this is related to the field as we are intending it.
> But maybe it's just because I'm not that familiar with them, let me know
> if this is the case.
> AFAICT, no matter how may repo you're pulling changes from or pushing
> changes to, you as a DD have a main repository out of which you create
> the debian package, isn't it? That's probably the repo the user want to
I do, yes. But that is because I already have the orig.tar.gz from
If somebody wants to casually build source packages from an older
version, by using a tool such as darcs-buildpackage -- which generates a
diff.gz based on the differences between the two branches -- they'll
need the upstream URL as well.
However, if they are just using it to send me a few patches, the Debian
URL will do just fine.