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Re: Vcs-* and shared repos


Am Freitag, den 24.06.2016, 09:17 +0100 schrieb Jonathan Dowland:
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 11:24:43PM +0200, Iustin Pop wrote:
> > The Debian Haskell team has migrated a while back from per-package
> > repositories to a single repository which contains the packaging (only
> > debian/) for the vast majority of packages
> > (https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-haskell/DHG_packages.git/). This
> > makes sense for us since the packaging is uniform enough that we can do
> > mass-changes to packages.
> We had this in the games team (when I was in the games team). My recollection
> is most attempts to do a mass-change were screwed up and needed further
> intervention at a per-package level afterwards.

I never really understood why there is a games team; assuming that
technically, almost every game is an island. (Ok, legal issues might be
similar). This is a very different situation than programming library

With the Haskell packages, regularly do mass-changes and they work
well. I can try to dig up some examples from git history, if you are



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