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Re: RFC: DEP-14: Recommended layout for Git packaging repositories

[ Ccing the maintainers of git packaging helper tools ]

Hi Scott,

using your mail as an opportunity to explicity notify the respective
package maintainers of this ongoing DEP.

Guido, Bernhard, Ron, if you are not reading debian-devel, I would
like to bring your attention to a discussion that I recently started
about trying to standardize the layout of Git packaging repositories:

This mail is part of this discussion.

On Tue, 11 Nov 2014, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> Who's going to do patches to existing tools (e.g. git-dpm is the one I use and 
> care about) so they comply with this and similarly scripts to convert existing 
> git repos to match this recommendation?
> It doesn't make much sense to have an standard unless there's also a plan to 
> implement using it.

My own idea was to involve the respective package maintainers in this
discussion (now done with this mail) and once we have an agreed-upon DEP
then to suggest a sprint (IRL or not) to update the respective tools.

I would be willing to participate to such a sprint and do my share
of the work (although I'm primarily using git-buildpackage and would
likely start with this helper tool).

Guido, Bernhard, Ron, would you be interested to attend such a sprint?

Are there other persons who would be interested to help us implement
the required changes?

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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