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Re: Status of dgit (good for NMUs and fast-forwarding Debian branches)

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> My understanding is that the current policy implies that the
> 'dpkg-source -x' -> './debian/rules clean' -> 'dpkg-source -b'
> round-trip should be idempotent for all practical purposes,

This is idempotent for many packages because dpkg-source -b ignores file

> just as the './debian/rules build' -> './debian/rules clean' round-trip
> should be.  So if ./debian/rules clean does something to a checkout of
> your branch, then that branch seems not to be a complete representation
> of the source package.

I don't believe that follows.  Both the Git branch and the source package
can contain files that will be immediately removed with debian/rules

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

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