Re: Popularity of bzr-builddeb and dh-make
Chow Loong Jin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 19/10/2012 11:16, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> 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.
> I think he meant running pristine-tar commit with tarballs on upstream
> branches that share history with the upstream VCS repository, rather
> than the upstream branch that git import-orig maintains.
> But there shouldn't really be an issue with this kind of usage either --
> I've used pristine-tar with upstream VCS branches before for storing
> release tarballs.
Indeed, and with --upstream-vcs-tag, it's now easy to combine the merits
of both approaches.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>