Re: [PATCH] proposed v3 source format using .git.tar.gz
On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 10:05:08AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > FWIW, I was thinking much more of native packages here; non-native
> > packages already tend to just import the upstream tarball which usually
> > contains generated files, which is probably why this hasn't been a
> > problem for things like git-buildpackage. If nothing else, there are
> > several native packages in the d-i tree alone that don't have configure
> > et al in Subversion.
> Or these files could be checked into a copy of the repo that is used to
> build the source package, and not checked into the "main" vcs. This is
> not unlike those same packages in d-i shipping the generated files in
> their .diff.gz, if you look at diff as just another vcs..
This is true.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]