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Re: Let dak commit all source packages to Git

Le Wed, Nov 07, 2012 at 09:36:39AM +0100, Thomas Koch a écrit :
> Hi Michael, Zack, et al,
> thank you Michael for codesearch. Since somebody asked about code browsing and 
> Zack is interested in some source.debian.org I wanted to mention my dream:
> For every debian source package that enters the archive, dak should commit the 
> source code to a public readable Git repository and put a signed tag on it.
> Then:
> - One can just put a git repo browser in front of all git repos and have 
> browsable source code of Debian.
> - One can just issue
>   git clone --branch=$VERSION git://git.XYZ.debian.org/$SOURCEPACKAGE
>   and get the versioned source code of any Debian package even of those whose 
> maintainers do not yet understand the beauty and superiority of Git. :-)
> Would something like that help your project? I imagine that such an 
> infrastructure could be a base for many nice project that we do not imagine 
> yet.

Hi Thomas,

this is a great idea.

If you or others succeed in this entreprise, I would like to recommend to
commit the buildd logs for each package as well.  I do it for my own packages
and found it valuable.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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