On 06/05/2014 09:12 PM, tony mancill wrote: > On 06/05/2014 03:36 AM, gregor herrmann wrote: >> On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:16:59 +0200, Emmanuel Bourg wrote: >> >>>> One more thing. I think it would also be great if the script >>>> downloaded the upstream source with get-orig-source, extracted and >>>> committed it as well. >>> Yes that's a good idea. Either call get-orig-source or download the >>> latest upstream tarball from the Debian FTP. >> >> IIRC, for pkg-perl we've done something like download all versions of >> a source package from snapshot.d.o (with debsnap) and added the >> .orig.tar.gz's with pristine-tar. Or something similar :) > > "git-import-dscs --debsnap $package" will do it all in one step, except > that it won't always get all of the commit author information correct. > I wonder if it could be extended just a bit with the work Emmanuel has > done to preserve committer info. Err... sorry, that was a half-baked thought. Correction: The issue with git-import-dscs is that it treats each Debian revision as a single commit, and so loses some VCS fidelity. But it does handle the pristine-tar and upstream branches and associated tags quite nicely...
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