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Re: [PATCH] proposed v3 source format using .git.tar.gz

On Fri, 5 Oct 2007 19:16:13 -0400, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> said: 

> I've been working on making dpkg-source support a new source package
> format based upon git. The idea is that a source package has only a
> .dsc and a .git.tar.gz, which is just a git repo.

> My implementation adds a new 3.0 version source format. A 3.0 format
> debian source package can consist of any files allowed by formats 1
> and 2, but may also contain .$VCS.tar.gz files. To build a version 3
> source package, a new field is needed in debian/control:

        I do not yet grok git, so could someoe tell me what this means
 in terms of, say, CVS or arch? What is a $CVS.tar.gz file contain when
 the we are using CVS?

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