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Re: Moving package with quilt to new upstream version

On 09/15/2010 06:33 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Sep 2010, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
>>> IMO, you should try to get yourself better acquinted with quilt before
>>> using it, or you can end up with a mess.
>> Right. That's why I am testing this process while upstream only produced
>> and rc version.
> I've found that using dpkg-source format 3.0(quilt) inside a git tree
> can be really annoying (do you commit the tree with patches applied or
> unapplied? [unapplied works better for *my* workflow] either way, the
> tree will be dirty for git at annoying times), BUT it helps a DAMN GREAT
> DEAL to keep quilt in check, enough that I do it for every package I
> take care of.

Keep one branch with the patches applied and export them when you're ready to
build them - gbp-pq helps with that.

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