Simultaneous Fedora and upstream git usage
jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Sep 13 22:19:50 UTC 2010
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On 09/11/2010 04:35 PM, Ben Boeckel wrote:
> What I remember from FUDCon Toronto was that fedpkg could download the
> tarball, explode it into /tmp or something, do a `git init; git commit
> -a -m "Tarball"` and then there'd be some way to export patches on top
> of this commit back into the Fedora repository and get the PatchXX: and
> %patchXX lines in the spec easily. Allowing maintainers to push full
> upstream repositories into the Fedora repositories isn't something I'd
> recommend doing. It also makes maintaining git-backed upstreams
> different than other version controls (imagine checking out Qt's
> repository to do a one liner change to the spec file).
This is something slightly different than what Andy was talking about,
and it is still on the horizon.
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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