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Re: git as a source package format?

Daniel Pocock <daniel@pocock.com.au> writes:

> Would there be any hard objection to a source package format based on
> git-bundle?

ftp-master has previously made a hard objection to using the package
format in the Debian archives because of...

> - much harder to scan the whole history of the repo for non-DFSG content

...this.  It's of course possible to publish shallow clones, but at the
point that the clone is sufficiently shallow that the review is equivalent
to the current DFSG review, it's not at all clear there's any remaining
benefit from using this distribution format.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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