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Re: Packaging source from a git repository

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM, Olе Streicher wrote:

> I need create a package from a git repository (specifically
> libraries/sla from <http://starlink.jach.hawaii.edu/starlink.git>).
> What are the best options to do this?

One of the following in decreasing preference:

Ask upstream to perform releases using `make distcheck`.

Make the release tarballs yourself using upstream's `make distcheck`,
preferrably run from the debian/rules get-orig-source target.

Write a debian/rules get-orig-source target that checks out the code
from git and creates a tarball from it.



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