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Re: Working with upstream-developed debian packaging

On 03/08/10 19:29, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 05:04:20PM -0400, Felipe Sateler a écrit :
>> If upstream were using git, the solution would be pretty simple, just
>> branch and merge from upstream as required (as done by many packagers in
>> debian). However, subversion is in use, and last time I tried a merge in
>> svn it was a complete disaster, so I'm not recommending that strategy.
>> What workflows could be used, to avoid a "fork"?
> Dear Felipe,
> how about using git-svn ?
> In parallel, you can forward upstream your changes to the debian directory, so
> that merges of new upstream release are easy.

But that would imply changing the scm tool for the maintainer (which I
noted above is not me).

Felipe Sateler

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