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Re: RFR: GIT Package VCS



Le vendredi 08 juin 2007 à 18:25 -0500, Jeffrey C. Ollie a écrit :
> On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 23:48 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > 
> > If you actually look at the information you want published (not your
> > local developer undo/redo queue), is it so much different from what
> > we're already publishing today ? Exploded view may make the changes
> > easier to grasp, but do we *actually* need any datapoint apart from each
> > package build state published?
> 
> Depending on the changes made between releases

I wrote about build state, and hopefully a packages sees several builds
in devel between releases if it's heavily modified

> I can recall several instances where I've been trying
> to update an old patch and it's been a lot easier (in some cases
> trivial) to check out a old copy of the upstream code from their SCM
> apply the patch and then merge up to the present. 

That's an argument for exploded view, not for VCS-ing all the packager
activity

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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