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Re: Git? (Was: Team maint update)

Hello Joachim.

Em Sex, 2009-07-03 às 11:19 +0200, Joachim Breitner escreveu:
> Given that we are going to maintain a large number of very similar
> packages, a common use case will be making similar adjustments to all
> packages at once. This would very much benefit from having one VCS
> repository for all packages.

Good point, I haven't thought about that, and I agree that's much better
for keeping packages in sync.

> Using a similar repository layout than they, we can re-use their
> tools.
> Especially
> http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/pet.cgi

This is great.

> Information on the DPG’s SVN layout can be found here:
> http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/subversion.html#2__repository_anatomy

I noticed they keep the upstream sources in the repository.  What's the
point of that?  Isn't keeping just the debian/ directories enough?

> (Darcs, of course, has some charm on it’s own for a Debian Haskell
> Group.

I agree with this.

> I guess John, being the author of darcs-buildpackage, can
> best guess if it’s a good idea to use Darcs).

I agree with this too.



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