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Re: Bug#443392: ITP: gitpkg -- helper scripts for maintaining packages with git

On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 05:40:04PM +0930, Ron wrote:
> > > ... surprised to learn that git-import-dsc can only import one
> > > .deb per repo.
> > This indeed is a limitation of git-import-dsc that could quiet simply be
> > fixed if this should be needed.
> I'm not sure this is totally trivial to do correctly in the general
> case, even git-debimport only does it well enough for a few packages
> I needed to do it with (and got custom hacked for a few others).
> It would be nice to have better tools for importing source from
> old debs and other *-buildpackage repos though (my cvs-buildpackage
> repos don't seem to do well with the cvs -> git tools currently
> available).
Basically you can use git-import-orig repeatedly to import both the
unpacked debian source packages as well as the upstream tarballs. This
should preserver more than enough history, very similar than what you'd
do to import an NMU as described in the manual.
 -- Guido

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