[Pkg-mongodb-maintainers] [pkg-mongodb] 243/394: debian/README.source: Be more descriptive on the workflow.
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Author: Rogério Brito <rbrito at ime.usp.br>
Date: Fri Apr 12 22:27:24 2013 -0300
debian/README.source: Be more descriptive on the workflow.
debian/README.source | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++-------
1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/debian/README.source b/debian/README.source
index f57974e..f4092f1 100644
@@ -1,13 +1,26 @@
-Use of git-import-orig is highly encouraged.
+Use of the command `git-import-orig` from the git-buildpackage suite of
+scripts is highly encouraged, as it makes for an easier maintenance of the
+When importing new upstream versions, it is recommended to run:
+ git-buildpackage --pristine-tar --uscan
+so that most of the tasks are automated.
-debian/* files from upstream tarball are filtered out because the merge is really
-difficult to maintain.
-It is up to the maintainer to check manually for upstream changes in debian dir,
-especially man pages.
+The `debian/*` files from the upstream tarball are filtered out (read:
+"mostly ignored") because of divergences that create conflicts that are
+difficult to merge.
+That being said, it is a good thing to manually check what upstream changed
+in their `debian` dir and adapt those changes to the Debian packaging, as
+they may have changed build dependencies or other assumptions.
+ -- Rogério Brito <rbrito at ime.usp.br>, Fri, 12 Apr 2013 22:26:07 -0300
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