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Re: dgit and upstream git repos

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> I hope you understand the rest of my mail, in which I said or implied:

> 1. Even if upstream disagrees, it should be obviously why dgit needs
>    the dgit git history to have identical contents to the Debian
>    packages.

> 2. This dgit requirement is not difficult to work with (in part
>    because git makes it easy to do stunts).

> 3. In particular the dgit git history can still have the upstream git
>    history as an ancestor, take cherry picks and even merges from
>    upstream git, etc.

Oh, yes, absolutely.  I even said basically the same thing in my earlier
reply, pointing to gbp import-orig --upstream-vcs-tag, which creates
exactly that structure.

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

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