Re: Survey: git packaging practices / repository format
- Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2019 20:59:59 -0400
- From: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Survey: git packaging practices / repository format
On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 04:51:10PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Modified Direct changes git merge
> upstream files, to upstream files (.dsc: 1.0-with-diff or
> plus debian/*. single-debian-patch)
> Maybe d/patches, depending.
> History has direct merges from upstream.
There's a variant of this which is to grab updates from upstream using
"git cherry-pick -x COMMIT_ID ; git format-patch -o debian/patches -1 COMMIT_ID".
At the moment I'm updating debian/patches/series by hand, but I really
should automate all of the above.