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.
> >
> >http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-multimedia/pd-motex.git;a=summary
> 
> 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 
> ../LOWERCASE-UPSTREAM-PROJECT_VERSION.orig.tar.gz
>    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.
http://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia/DevelopPackaging#Uploadingproposedpackagetotheteamgitrepository

Is git-import-orig preferred over git-import-dsc?  I already have the
whole source package.

.hc


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