Re: git and quilt
* Matt Zagrabelny <firstname.lastname@example.org> [100203 23:26]:
> I read through the git-buildpackage docs and also a HOWTO by Russ
> Allbery  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 receive the following error from lintian and am looking for some
> guidance/best practices.
> % lintian --pedantic cdpr_2.3-3.dsc
> P: cdpr source: direct-changes-in-diff-but-no-patch-system Makefile and
> 1 more
> I am using git with no debian/patches (quilt/dpatch) to manage the cdpr
You could try http://git-dpm.alioth.debian.org/.
There are no packages for this yet, but that's no big harm as it is
only a single shell script.
Bernhard R. Link