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Re: Ad-hoc survey of existing Debian git integration tools

On Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:56:33 +0200, Vincent Bernat <bernat@debian.org>
> ? 30 juillet 2015 11:54 +0100, Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> :
>>> > Do your published git branches contain the patches-applied or
>>> > patches-unapplied tree ?
>>> Without using "gbp pq", the published git branches are patches-unapplied
>>> trees.
>> Then to use dgit push, you must use gbp pq.
>> Do you see why this is necessary, when the purpose is to provide a git
>> tree which is useful to someone who doesn't want to learn about your
>> specific patch system and workflow ?
>On the other hand, since the previous workflow was quilt, still using
>quilt is useful for someone who doesn't want to learn about specific git

Agreed. Additionally, my git/gbp workflow has blown up numerous times
with the patches applied. Since switching to patches unapplied, things
are just fine.

>Personally, I am waiting for the number of git-based workflows to
>decrease before settling for something else.

Agreed. It's a real pain to have a new workflow twice for each stable
release, it's killing valueable time and makes backporting a double

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