Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-deb: a Git importer for Debian packages
NB took off the debian-snapshot@ ml
On Thu, 24 Oct 2013, Gabriel de Perthuis wrote:
> I've written a tool to import Debian packages into Git:
> git clone deb::mypackage
cool -- thanks!
> It does a faithful import of the package history from
> snapshot.debian.org. There is some agressive caching built-in, and a
> bit of logic to rebuild the history graph from changelogs. It is also
> able to deal with most quirks in the upload history, like missing source
> packages, missing .dsc files, and obsolete keys.
could you please briefly summarize how it is different from
(from git-buildpackage) which has been out there for years?
Yaroslav O. Halchenko, Ph.D.
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