Re: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository
Adeodato Simó <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> From the first paragraph in the manpage, it would seem that pristine-tar
> just wants a "checkout" of the appropriate revision, i.e. an unpacked
> tree. So you could checkout that from the upstream VCS, and store the
> delta in the debian-only VCS, if in fact your packaging VCS is debian-only.
> (Else, this point is moot. :-)
I'm fairly sure that pristine-tar as currently implemented needs the
upstream source to be in Git, whether in your local repository or in some
remote repository to which you have a reference.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>