Re: About new source formats for packages without patches
On Tue, 30 Mar 2010, Sven Mueller wrote:
> Julien BLACHE schrieb:
> > Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I expect this to be of particular interest when we'll have VCS-powered
> >> source formats (say "3.0 (git2quilt)") that generate source packages that
> >> are plain "3.0 (quilt)" based on the git repository information.
> > This is becoming crazy, really.
> I agree. dpkg-dev should not be depending on any VCS and it should not
> promote any particular VCS either. I know that git is the new black (oh,
> wait, that was something else), but I personally don't like it. And I
> especially dislike how so many git lovers are trying to push it onto
> others, while there are perfectly good reason (not applicable to all
> teams or projects of course) not to use git but some other VCS (be it
> distributed or not.
It was an example. I have never said that dpkg-dev would support only one
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