Re: Reducing allowed Vcs for packaging?
On Sat, Mar 04, 2023 at 07:43:37PM +0000, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On March 4, 2023 5:25:35 PM UTC, Adrian Bunk <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On Wed, Mar 01, 2023 at 05:54:38PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote:
> >> This is a matter of perspective. The fact that dak doesn't store git
> >> histories and send them out to mirrors is an implementation detail, to
> >> me. salsa and dgit-repos are both just as significant Debian archives,
> >> even if they're not what we refer to when we write "Debian archive".
> >for the contents of packages in the archive the ftp team requires that
> >everything is in the preferred form of modification.
> >It is therefore surprising that you as member of the ftp team declare
> >that there is no requirement at all that the packages themselves that
> >get uploaded to the archive are in the preferred form of modification
> >as long as the preferred form of modification is in salsa.
> Putting something in a git repository doesn't make a particular file more or less the preferred form of modification. It's the same form. IMO you are conflating two separate concepts here. I don't find Sean's perspective at all surprising.
In proper git workflows the metadata is in git only, and cannot be
included in what is being exported for upload to the Debian archive.
> Scott K