[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Migrating some repositories to Git
rafael at debian.org
Fri May 1 12:49:17 UTC 2009
* Christophe Prud'homme <prudhomm at debian.org> [2009-05-01 14:18]:
> what is the procedure to move to git ?
I have developed my own script for doing that. I do not publish it because
it is very dirty... although, it works! :-)
> any reference about that ?
I based my script on what Russ Allbery wrote:
> it seems that an email is triggered and sent to pkg-scicomp-commits,
> is that right ?
Yes. For every "git push" the post-receive hook  is called for each
commit that is part of that push. This hook just calls a script 
modified by me that includes the whole commit diff in the body of the
There is also a nice feature: when the changes contain "closes: #nnnnnn",
then the notification is also sent to control at bugs.debian.org and
"tags nnnnnn pending" appears in the body of the message.
> I guess there are some rules/rationale that we should follow no ?
I wrote some advices in my previous message to pkg-scicomp-devel.
Otherwise, there is nothing special in using the Git repositories. The
workflow can be very similar to that sing SVN, as I already explained. I
do not use git-buildpackage, though.
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