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Re: git and quilt

* Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe@d.umn.edu> [100203 23:26]:
> 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 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
> package.

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

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