Le 22 août 2013 21:52, "Ian Jackson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
> I'm pleased to announce that dgit 0.7, which is a version of dgit
> suitable for alpha and beta testers, is available in unstable.
What are the pro/con and différence compared to gitpkg ?
> >From the manpage:
> dgit [dgit-opts] clone [dgit-opts] package [suite] [./dir|/dir]
> dgit [dgit-opts] fetch|pull [dgit-opts] [suite]
> dgit [dgit-opts] build|sbuild [build-opts]
> dgit [dgit-opts] push [dgit-opts] [suite]
> dgit treats the Debian archive as a version control system, and
> bidirectionally gateways between the archive and git. The git
> view of the package can contain the usual upstream git history,
> and will be augmented by commits representing uploads done by
> other developers not using dgit. This git history is stored in
> a canonical location known as dgit-repos which lives outside
> the Debian archive (currently, on Alioth).
> If you don't like git, or think I have taken the wrong approach, then
> you need read no further. You can carry on just as before.
> If on the other hand you'd like to experiment with a new tool that
> lets you work on any package in the archive using git, even with
> upstream git history in your history if you like, and to share your
> git-based work with other uploaders, please install dgit 0.7 from
> unstable and try it out.
> For more information, the full manpage is here:
> (this is slightly more up to date than the one on manpages.debian.net).
> This is still a very early version. I'm not aware of anyone but me
> having used it in anger. So there are very likely to be bugs. Please
> report them.
> With regret I must note that currently you can't use it if you don't
> have a full DD account on both the Debian systems and on Alioth. Even
> if you just want a read-only mode. This is due to deficiencies in the
> archive software and in Alioth, which I have worked around in very
> unpleasant ways. I'm hoping that this will improve fairly soon.
> Please see the BUGS section of the manpage.
> The master git repository for dgit is here:
> Pull requests welcome (please send them to the BTS).
> Some background:
> At Debconf we had a series of discussion on the problem of integrating
> git and the archive, culminating in an excellent bar-BOF. We started
> with a diagram Joey Hess had drawn on a piece of cardboard, of a
> design he had; many of us came to the BOF with our own preconceptions.
> Too often these discussions result in a gigantic edifice which will
> take six-months to implement and six years to persuade people is a
> good idea. But, during this conversation, instead, pieces were hacked
> off until the result was implementable right away. So that's what
> dgit is.
> Key points about dgit's design:
> * It doesn't require anyone else to change their existing workflow.
> * You can use it on any package.
> * If you are the maintainer and want to use it on your own package,
> it will allow you to adopt a gitish workflow and will let you
> easily import into your git history the changes made in NMUs,
> security updates - and hopefully eventually derivative distros.
> * I think we can extend it later to support working on quilty
> packages (with patch stacks) as if they were git branches. This is
> not yet done because it's quite complicated. See PACKAGE SOURCE
> FORMATS in the manpage.
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