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Re: gitpkg with a quilt export hook

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 3:28 AM, Brian May
<brian@microcomaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> On 16 May 2012 19:45, Bastien ROUCARIES <roucaries.bastien@gmail.com> wrote:
>> You could use gitpkg with a quilt export hook. i use it regularly with
>> imagemagick and it work perfectly (it is gitpkg over git over svn).
> Out of curiosity, how do you use that and not have it include changes
> to debian/*  ? That appeared to me my problem trying to use this
> method. Especially as some of my git commits change files both inside
> and outside debian/*

Ok step for imagemagick
1. git svn fetch #retrieve recent svn commit
2. git checkout 9682bf563240ad971717554bab3f69f7252767f5 # git
revision for svn commit 7980 aka version
3. git checkout -b upstream/ # create an upstream branch for
4. rm -rf * # clean up directory tree
5.  tar --strip 1 -xaf ../imagemagick_6.7.7.0.orig.tar.bz2 # extract origin
6. git add . # add everything
7. git commit -a -m "add uptream tar.bz2"
8. pristine-tar commit ../imagemagick_6.7.7.0.orig.tar.bz2
upstream/ # use pristine tar
9. git checkout -b debian-patches/
10. git checkout -b  debian/ # create new debian branch
11. git checkout debian/ # checkout previous debian tree
12. git merge  --no-commit upstream/ # merge but without commiting
13. find ./* -path './debian' -prune -o -path './.git' -prune -o
-exec rm -rf '{}' + # remove all except debian and git
14.  tar --strip 1 -xaf ../imagemagick_6.7.7.0.orig.tar.bz2 # use upstream
15. git add .
16. git commit -a -m 'merge with upstream' # emulate git theirs but safer

now do your change on debian on  debian/ branch and change on
other directory on   debian-patches/ (you could use cherry
pick for back port of upstream or reusing previous patch queue)


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> Brian May <brian@microcomaustralia.com.au>
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