Using git for patch management in Fedora

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at
Tue Nov 19 14:20:30 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 01:29:06PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 01:39:50PM +0100, Karel Zak wrote:
> > We have to learn fedpkg to do all the magic ;-) Something like
> > 
> > add remote git tree with exploded tree:
> > 
> >   fedpkg exploded-tree add ssh://
> This is all great, but the problem is that co-maintainers and
> provenpackagers need to be (automatically if possible) added to the
> fedorahosted tree.  Otherwise there's a big extra step for them if
> they want to follow the package owner's preferred patching system.

Ideally the GIT SCM request added to bugzilla when reviews are
approved would have a "Upstream GIT URL" option and would setup
a clone of this, and create branches for the fedora releases,
and apply the same permissioning model from dist-git branches
of the same names.

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