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Re: ITP: mercurial-buildpackage (for those who care about Mercurial)

Jens Peter Secher <jps@debian.org> writes:

> 2009/11/21 Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de>:
>> 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.
> Cheers,

Hehe, it sure does. Didn't mean you should invent the wheel again. :)


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