Re: Workflow with debian/ in VCS
Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> writes:
> Hmm, but you snipped away step #4: making changes to the debian/*
> tree. How do I incorporate that into the workflow?
You just, um, do it? I don't know why that would be different.
> >> 6. Copy debian back into repo
> Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > [copying the ‘debian/’ directory in and out is] obviated by having
> > the repositories separate, and automatically combined when needed.
> I don't understand. I can only modify the debian tree when the upstream
> sources are present in the same directory (otherwise I can't update
Sure you can update the patches. You make the patches from the VCS
repository for the upstream source, just as you'd expect. The only
difference is where you place the resulting patch.
In my case:
$ ( cd ~/Projects/foo/mychanges/ && bzr diff -p 'old/:new/' ../trunk/ ) > debian/patches/03.mychanges.patch
Perhaps I'm not understanding you.
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