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Re: Pristine source from upstream VCS repository

Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> 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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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