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Re: Git? (Was: Team maint update)

Hi John.

Em Fri, 03 Jul 2009 12:18:22 -0500
John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> escreveu:
> Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Hackage. Not being able to modify stuff outside of debian/ is
> > considered a feature by some :-)
> Not me :-)  It's a bug.  Obviously we like to keep diffs from upstream
> down to a minimum, but it's not always possible or practical.  If
> you're going to tweak something outside of debian/, git provides
> several very nice workflows for managing it.

I'm one of these.  What's the case that we can't make a patch in

> > I’m inclined to favor Darcs and tracking only debian/, extending
> > debcheckout and darcs-buildpackage to handle the debian/-only
> > tracking and see if it works out ok.
> That requires a lot of hacking on tools, and we don't even know how it
> will work out.

I think it'll be just some minimal shell scripts.

> Using simple git repos for each project is a known approach, works
> well, and is already supported by all sorts of tools out there.

Using a big repo is also a known approach, used by the Debian Pearl Team.

> I'll get some stuff set up, and then people can play with it and see
> what they think.  How about that?

I think it's good.  I'll do the same.

Good afternoon.


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