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Re: dgit and git-dpm (was Re: Standardizing the layout of git packaging repositories)

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 02:32:04PM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:06:59PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Dimitri John Ledkov writes ("Re: dgit and git-dpm (was Re: Standardizing the layout of git packaging repositories)"):
> > > dpkg-source removes it, by default, for 3.0 based formats as it's part
> > > of the default ignore list.
> > > (or rather ignores it)
> > 
> > No, it's not strictly in dpkg-source (not in dpkg-source -b, or
> > dpkg-buildpackage8 -B, anyway).  The contents of the default ignore
> > list is in dpkg-source, but it is not enabled unless the caller says
> > -I.  git-buildpackage passes -I.  dgit's build options specify (either
> > directly or via whatever helper they're using) -i\.git/ -I.git
> Git-buildpackage uses whatevert builder you want and it indeed
> currently defaults to 'debuild -i -I' which really  isn't a good
> default nowadays for several reasons.
> I do wonder if we should switch to using git-pbuilder by default and
> rather offer to invoke 'git-pbuilder create' in case we don't find a
> proper base.cow for it.

This would mean a much more expensive build by default, please don't.

I would rather make plain debuild, or just dpkg-buildpackage, the

Antonio Terceiro <terceiro@debian.org>

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