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Re: managing my packages with svn

Florian Ernst wrote:
> Hello *,
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 12:04:24PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
>>No need to put all sources in the repo, though. Use dpatch or something like it
>                                                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>and you'll have to put only debian/ under revision control, since the rest will
>>never change :-)
> While this might be considered an advantage there's a downside
> connected with it, see for example the blog entry
> "dpatch/dbs/etc/etc/etc/etc considered harmful" from Joey Hess at
> <http://kitenet.net/~joey/blog/entry/dpatch_dbs_etc_etc_etc_etc_considered_harmful-2005-10-13-06-35.html>.

While dropping dpatch is unthinkable for me (it helps a great deal when
reviewing diff.gz for unwanted changes), documenting its usage in README.Debian
is indeed a very good idea.

Damyan Ivanov                              Creditreform Bulgaria
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