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Re: RFR: GIT Package VCS



On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 07:47 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 08:13 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Friday 08 June 2007 07:44:32 Josh Boyer wrote:
> > > Which goes back to just having the upstream repo checked out there
> > > then...
> > 
> > Only if the upstream repo is using a DSCM that we can write to, sure.  But if 
> > they're not, or if they don't have the proper release tags we need, etc...

Huh?  I'm confused.

You said you want an exploded tree to have at hand for developing
patches against.  Why do you need write access there?

> Also, as Nicolas points out, we want to manage patches against a vendor
> branch where we import the released tarballs rather than upstream's raw
> tree.

I would expect upstream to have branches, tags, etc. for their releases.
This might not be universally true though I suppose.

josh


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