Re: ITP: mercurial-buildpackage (for those who care about Mercurial)
Jens Peter Secher <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 2009/11/21 Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com>:
>> pristine-tar does not put the tarball into the repository. It only
>> stores the delta between taring up the upstream branch and the actual
>> upstream orig.tar.gz. That way you can clone a repository and build
>> without first having to go hunting around for the orig.tar.gz.
>> Please look at it and look how git-buildpackage uses pristine-tar.
> Heh, I started implementing support for pristine tarballs yesterday,
> but now I realise that pristine-tar is a package. Well, that makes
> things a lot easier. I will incorporate it.
Hehe, it sure does. Didn't mean you should invent the wheel again. :)