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Re: Converting to dgit

Hello Nikolaus,

On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 01:08:02PM -0800, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
> Aeh, what?
> If you make changes to debian/, you need only 'git commit'.
> If you change something in the upstream source (aka, add a new patch),
> the "dance" is:
> $ gbp pq import
> $ # make changes
> $ git commit; gbp pq export
> And similarly for git-dpm. Surely typing these two extra commands is not
> "a lot more work", is it? Note that they will succeed without
> interaction.
> If you want to edit an existing patch, you need to add one "git rebase
> -i" command. I would maybe count that as "more work", but certainly not
> as "a lot more".

It's not so much the number of commands, but the distraction: thinking
about a patch queue while in the middle of thinking about actual bugs.
Personally, I find that mentally significant.

Sean Whitton

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