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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] existing fontforge repo on git.debian.org [was: Re: converting fontforge packaging repo to git]

On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 03:38:02PM -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Thanks to Christian and Vasudev for your quick responses.  I hope to
> have another version of git-based debian packaging for fontforge to show
> in the next couple days.
> In the meantime, this question is still outstanding:
> On 02/06/2012 01:21 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> > there seems to be a git repository already on
> > git.debian.org [1], created by Rogerio Brito back at the end of 2010.
> > It doesn't seem to share any commits with upstream's git repo, however,
> > or with the conversion i've been working on.
> > 
> > Rogerio, can you explain what is going on with that repo?  It seems like
> > we should be better-sync'ed to upstream's repository, if possible.
> > Would you mind if we removed that repository and replaced it with one
> > converted the way Vasudev and Christian and i have been proposing?
> > 
> > Is anyone currently using the fontforge repo at git.debian.org ?
>  [...]
> > [1] git://git.debian.org/pkg-fonts/fontforge
> Rogério, can you speak on this?

IIRC, that was a mirror of upstream CVS, now that upstream is now using
git this serves no purpose. The description here[1] seems to agree to my

[1] http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-fonts/fontforge.git;a=summary


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