On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 12:11 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 04:40:54PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> >Ok, I uploaded my first package from the list of ITPs that I posted
> >(pd-*). Once I get this one thru the whole process, I'll fix whatever
> >needs fixing and upload the rest.
> >Then I'll remove the 'debian' folder from the upstream SVN so that the
> >git.debian.org one becomes canonical.
> It seems you've put everything into the master branch. This is bad -
> and becomes tricky to clean up later, so much better if you do it
> properly from the beginning:
> 1. Take your upstream hat on
> 2. Release a tarball (with debian subdir stripped)
> 3. Take your Debian distributor hat on
> 4. Rename tarball to LOWERCASE-UPSTREAM-PROJECT_VERSION.orig.tar.gz
> 5. Create a folder LOWERCASE-UPSTREAM-PROJECT
> 6. Enter that folder
> 7. Initialize git: git init
> 8. Import renamed tarball:
> git-import-orig --pristine-tar --sign-tags
> 9. Add debian subdir
> 10. create empty git at Alioth...
> 11. push all local data: git push --all; git push --tags
Ah ok, I just found the right instructions, I was using something else
which I can't find now. I don't know how I missed this one, sorry.
Is git-import-orig preferred over git-import-dsc? I already have the
whole source package.
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