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Re: Converting to dgit

On Friday, January 06, 2017 12:29:54 AM IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 01/04/2017 05:42 AM, Colin Watson wrote:
> > git-dpm does too, and I agree it's nice.
> here's an opposite data point:
> being forced to use git-dpm by the python-modules-team policy - i
> haven't had a single joyful experience with git-dpm.
> so far, every import of a new upstream release turned into a nightmare
> with an extra working clone of the repository, and skimming through the
> same man- and webpages full of outdated documentation even though i'm
> pretty sure that the required information was there the last time i looked.
> git-dpm might be useful if you use it daily.
> as it stands, i'm a very happy gbp user (without fancy addons) for
> almost all of my packages, and the few python modules i maintain don't
> do releases that often (which explains why i don't get a routine for
> doing new upstream imports with git-dpm).

I don't use it often enough to remember all the details either.  I don't 
recall the last time I had to do more than copy/paste a command from the man 
page (OK, git-dpm tag I can remember).

Scott K

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