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Re: Vcs-* fields policy

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 08:29:48PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> The only reasonable heuristic to identify a TopGit repository is to
> use to use git-ls-remote and look if the remote has top-bases:
>   git ls-remote git://git.debian.org/git/collab-maint/topgit.git refs/top-bases/\*
> this means two network connections, but there is no other way;
> topgit is not a build dependency for packages using it.

OK, so, should I consider this reply of yours an ACK to implement TopGit
support this way, without resorting to a new field in the Vcs-*

If so, I would love a wishlist bugreport about it ...


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