On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 1:12 AM, Mark Purcell <m...@debian.org> wrote: > Seems like a lot of options and moving parts for the maintenance of > kde-extras packages. > In kde-extras we generally have new upstream releases with sometimes a > handful of Debian specific patches, sometimes pulling something early from > upstream. > svn-buildpackage manages this use case without lots of command line foo, > without manual extraction of the upstream tarball or manually extracting the > tarball into the repository. > Am I missing something, or is git too powerful for the use case we have with > kde-extras?
Yes, git is powerful and you can use it using different workflow. You are familiar with svn-buildpackage, fine, use git-buildpackage. That's the workflow used in current KDE extras package in git. This is documented here: http://wiki.debian.org/PkgKde/GitPackaging Cheers, Fathi -- http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-kde-talk