[Debian-olpc-devel] Git-Dch and commits from other branches

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Mon Jun 14 15:31:44 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:04:39AM -0400, Luke Faraone wrote:
>Jonas et al.,
>I attempted to import a NUV into sugar-0.88, and I *think* I did it 

I never saw the NUV abbreviation before, but guess you mean "New 
Upstream Version".

>When I ran git-dch, it included a bunch of commits from upstream. I 
>re-ran it as `git-dch debian/` to limit it to commits which touched the 
>debian/ directory. Is this the proper way to do so, or is there another 
>way to filter out commits?

Heh - I didn't know that trick of limiting included commit messages. 
What I do is just manually strip all those originating from upstream - 
this approach more elegantly does the same thing! :-)

>If there are no other problems, I think the package is ready for an
>upload when you have the time.


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