Re: Status of dgit (good for NMUs and fast-forwarding Debian branches)
Julien Cristau writes ("Re: Status of dgit (good for NMUs and fast-forwarding Debian branches)"):
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 14:16:32 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Julien Cristau writes ("Re: Status of dgit (good for NMUs and fast-forwarding Debian branches)"):
> > > No, I mean the upstream tarball contains autotools-generated files that
> > > debian/rules deletes (and that aren't in my, or upstream's, git tree).
> > > dpkg-source ignores removals when generating the debian diff, so they're
> > > extracted by dpkg-source -x, but since the first step after that is
> > > pretty much always debian/rules clean, they're irrelevant.
> > If your source package contains the files, and your git tree does too,
> > then you will find that debian/rules clean generates a dirty git tree.
> > How do you deal with this problem at the moment ?
> You might want to read again. My git tree does *not* contain these
Sorry, yes I evidently didn't read clearly enough. I think other
responses in the thread discuss this situation.