Re: gbp import-orig has defeated me [and 1 more messages]
- Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2018 21:03:42 +0100
- From: Ian Jackson <ijackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: gbp import-orig has defeated me [and 1 more messages]
Sean Whitton writes ("Re: gbp import-orig has defeated me [and 1 more messages]"):
> On Tue 02 Oct 2018 at 12:59PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > If these files with cr line endings are a nuisance should probably
> > complain to upstream. It is highly unusual to provide a tarball
> > containing DOS/Windows-format text files. In the meantime you'll have
> > to repack the tarball :-/.
> I would like to suggest:
> % # clone from salsa
> % git remote add -f upstream https://github.com/google/googletest
> % git merge release-1.8.1
> % dch -v1.8.1-1 New upstream release.
> % git deborig
> i.e. make your own tarball rather than putting in so much effort to use
> exactly the one from upstream.
I had somehow overlooked in this discussion that obviously there would
be a git upstream. In which case yes, Sean's suggestion is obviously
Going to a lot of effort to reuse (and maybe fix up) a broken tarball
from upstream does seem silly.
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