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Re: Preferred git branch structure when upstream moves from tarballs to git

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 11:18:48AM +0200, Gard Spreemann wrote:
> For one of my packages, I maintain two public git branches: one is
> upstream/latest, where I've been importing upstream's released tarballs,
> and the other is debian/sid that contains the packaging.
> Recently, upstream has finally started using git. What is the
> recommended way for me to maintain a sane branch structure for the
> packaging repository while starting to use upstream's git master as the
> upstream branch to follow?
> (My first thought is to track upstream's master as upstream/latest-git
> or something, and start merging from that into debian/sid, but I don't
> know if there's a better way.)
It's hard to answer not knowing your workflows, for example how are you
using those branches and how do you create the orig tarball.


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