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Re: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository

On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 11:30:14AM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Stefano Zacchiroli [Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:25:23 +0100]:
> > What you can do is probably have a 2 level architecture, with a VCS
> > Debian-side which mirrors upstream VCS (easy with DVCS) but has in
> > addition the deltas. The first time your tarball fetching tool will
> > create the tarball and store its delta. The other times it will just
> > use pristine-tar to check it out.
> I haven't used it in this way, but one should investigate if the need
> for the mirror VCS is needed at all.

No, indeed it is not needed at all.
I was just assuming the work-flow I'd like to use.


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