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Re: More Vcs-Fields in debian/control?

On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 16:33 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> > * pristine-tar cannot be used
> The assumptions of ‘pristine-tar’ seem very Git-centric and are quite at
> odds with my chosen VCS (Bazaar). It demands a “treeish object”, I have
> no idea what that relates to in Bazaar.
"pristine-tar checkout" is git specific as far as I can tell, but the
other commands are very well usable without git.

bzr-builddeb supports pristine tar and uses it to import and export
upstream tarballs if you have a packaging branch that includes the
upstream source.



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