[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Requirements gathering for new package source control



On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:36:27 +0200
Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 02:19:38PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > Thank you all for your thoughtful consideration.
> 
>  - be able to easily rebase/refresh a patch

That's pretty outside the scope of any SCM we deploy.  Use tools like
quilt.


>  - be able to keep track of details about patches (author, committer,
>    some special marks (e.g. "signed-of-by", "reviewed-by", ...)

You can do this in the patches themselves.

>  - be able to generate statistics about patches (diffstat)

Erm... just use diffstat?  What does that have to do with the SCM?
 
>  - be able to generate change logs
> 
>  - be able to generate patches (to avoid unwanted "creativity", it'd
>    be nice to use same format for all Fedora patches)

Generate patches from what?  We don't store exploded tarballs.  We
store tarballs and patches.

josh


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]