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Re: git and quilt

Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe@d.umn.edu> writes:

> I read through the git-buildpackage docs and also a HOWTO by Russ
> Allbery [1] regarding git and Debian packaging. I am wondering if those
> who use git to manage their source package development are also using
> the debian/patches mechanism for modifying the upstream tarball.

I generally do not.  Doing so with a tool like TopGit is a little awkward
and requires more steps, and I don't see much utility in doing so.  I
think it's easier to just manage Git branches.

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

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