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Re: let missing-debian-source-format lintian tag be a warning!

Le Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 01:35:04AM +0100, Colin Watson a écrit :
> Having followed it up after last year's DebConf, I've been absolutely
> sold on git-dpm, FWIW; I find it does a great job of making the patch
> queue pleasant to maintain in a git-native style while providing a nice
> easy-to-read export to 3.0 (quilt) - that is, you don't actually use
> quilt manually.  At that point 3.0 (quilt) makes a lot of sense to me as
> an automatable serialisation of upstream + patch queue + packaging with
> a minimum of package-specific code, and the only way in which it imposes
> a patch system is that the tools I'm using need to export to it (which
> is really not that much more than git format-patch with some care about
> file names, so no big deal, and people can still inspect and modify my
> source packages without my fancy tools).
> gbp-pq is of course fairly similar.  I looked at both although I admit
> that I only experimented extensively with git-dpm.  They both look like
> they should get the job done, but git-dpm just seemed more featureful
> and polished to me based on its documentation, and I really like the way
> it handles the results of rebasing the patch queue.

Thanks a lot Colin for your inspiring answer.  After reading it, I tested both
tools and I chose gbp-pq because my packaging team is already using
git-buildpackage a lot (and because git-dpm quilckly gave me an error).

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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