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Re: Feedback on 3.0 source format problems

On Jan 03 2017, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> It's surprisingly awkward, and, at least for me, it turns out that
> externalizing my rebased branch as a patch series solves many of these
> problems surprisingly well.  All the other solutions I can think of
> require one or more things I don't really want to do: rebase the
> debian/master branch, not be able to run dpkg-buildpackage from the
> debian/master branch easily, or require that dpkg-buildpackage do much
> more mucking about with source control than I want it to.

I believe the git-dpm approach would give you everything you want.  The
explanation on http://git-dpm.alioth.debian.org/ is pretty good.

I personally think that technically git-dpm's approach is the best - but
unfortunately the program itself is effectively unmaintained and
apparently/consequently not used by many people.


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