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Re: quilt 3.0 source format and dpkg-source/dpkg-buildpackage

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@ieee.org> writes:
> On Tue, Dec 29 2009, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> I think the way forward for Git-maintained packages is the 3.0 (git)
>> format, but changed to ship a bundle.  That way, relevant branches and
>> history can be included, and Git is fairly space-efficient so the
>> additional cost of doing so isn't that bad.

>         As far as I can tell, git-bundle is not submodule friendly. I
>  would appreciate 3.0 (git)  supporting submodules; and I'd be willing to
>  write code for that (once I am done relocating, that is)

I think a bundle corresponds to a module, roughly, yes?  If so, then one
could presumably write some light infrastructure around multiple bundles
to recreate a source tree with submodules.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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