On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 16:42, Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 09:12:03PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 15:22:01 (CEST), j...@users.alioth.debian.org wrote:
>>> The following commit has been merged in the master.jackd2 branch:
>>> commit b24e80575850b4cd75c60550c52da99f3dab83e5
>>> Author: Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk>
>>> Date:   Thu Apr 1 15:09:44 2010 +0200
>>>    Use source format "3.0 (quilt)" (not CDBS simple-patchsys.mk).
>> I think the current consensus is to avoid format "3.0 (quilt)" until
>> support for VCS and helper tools like git-buildpackage improves.
>> See e.g. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=572204 for an
>> elaborate description of this.
>> Until we have a clear idea on how format 3.0 (quilt) should be used with
>> git-buildpackage, I'd suggest to revert this change.
> Current consensus where? In the Multimedia team?

Yeap. See the log of the first IRC meeting.

> I fail to understand how a wishlist issue like bug#572204 should stop us
> from using the new source format.
> If anyone is confused about how the new format works and can integrate most
> elegantly with our packaging style (which is similar but not entirely the
> same as the preferred one of Colin Watson) then let's discuss it - I believe
> I have found a useful set of routines, which could be put into
> README.source.

I think the main issue is working with applied patches _and_ a
debian/patches dir... If one does not use --export-dir
git-buildpackage fails miserably.


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