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

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