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Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-deb: a Git importer for Debian packages

On Fri, 2013-10-25 at 15:34 -0400, Joey Hess wrote:

> It would be useful if you could arrange for git-deb to produce the
> identical git commit shas for importing a given version of a package as
> does dgit. dgit uses some simple techniques, like using the
> debian/changelog date as the git commit date, to ensure that repeatedly
> importing the same version of a package from the debian archive will
> always yield the same sha.

But presumably git-deb's sha includes the parent's sha, recursively, and
each revision is based on data from snapshot.d.o etc and gives you "git
log" support and such.

I thought dgit didn't do that? In which case the sha must differ. Or
have I misunderstood?


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