[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Migrating some repositories to Git

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Fri May 1 08:22:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 1:02 AM, Rafael Laboissiere <rafael at debian.org> wrote:
> * Ondrej Certik <ondrej at certik.cz> [2009-04-30 11:04]:
>> Yes. Documentation is here:
>> http://honk.sigxcpu.org/projects/git-buildpackage/manual-html/gbp.html
> I was afraid of that.  I dislike that fact that Debian specific changes
> are hidden in the .diff.gz file.  Also, keeping patches in debian/patches
> make them browsable at http://patch-tracking.debian.net/

Right, but you can easily browse the patches in the git branch.

> Perhaps there is a way to transform the changes in the debian branch of a
> Git repository into a series of quilt patches to be put in
> debian/patches. Do you know anything about this?

I think one could do that, but I think most of the people that use git
for debian packaging don't do that.


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