Re: Moving package with quilt to new upstream version
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:12:29PM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> 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.
Some docs on gbp-pq are here: