Re: Standardizing the layout of git packaging repositories
Matthias Urlichs <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I do wonder, though, how many DDs would rather switch to a preferred
> form of "the debian branch of a git repo, based on the upstream VCS,
> with all changes as git commits". No debian/patches. Source format: a
> tarball with the FOO.git directory (not compressed, as "git repack"
> already does that).
I used to do that and then exported it via single-debian-patch to 3.0
(quilt) format. I changed *to* debian/patches because I believe it's
superior. It's somewhat harder to maintain, but it's vastly better for
communicating to upstream or to other distributions.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>