Sorry for the late reply.

* Nikolaus Rath <> [160310 19:03]:
> What is the recommended procedure for tracking upstream's git history in
> a git-dpm managed repository?
> Ideally, the commits to git-dpm's upstream branch should probably
> inherit from the "real" upstream branch's release commit - either in
> addition to or instead of the previous release on git-dpm's upstream
> branch.

git-dpm import-upstream has an -p option, which is for exactly this.

> Is there any machinery in place to automate this?

No. I guess if there were it would need to be quite versatile to be able
to code the different ways the Debian version could be related to the
upstream tag name.

        Bernhard R. Link
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