Re: Popularity of bzr-builddeb and dh-make
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> The last time I complained about non-pristine-tar git package repos on
> IRC, I was told that pristine-tar doesn't scale. So apparently in git
> usage, folks haven't worked out that the unpacked upstream source should
> be tracked as a branch instead of trying to track a pristine-tar delta
> against the upstream git branch directly.
What did you mean by that last sentence? I was unable to parse it. In
particular, I think I don't understand the difference between "tracked as
a branch" and "track a pristine-tar delta against the upstream git
branch," which both sound like they mean the same thing.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>