On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 09:05:46 (CEST), Jochen Sprickerhof wrote:

> According to the git-buildpackage documentation [1] the upstream-branch
> can either be imported or a branch you can pull from. So generating
> tarballs from a git and then importing them into git again seems to be
> superfluous and makes the upstream branch hard to track. But if it works
> for you, I'm fine with it.

That's the price of the overhead of team work. As a team, we want to use
the same workflow on all packages. Since not all upstreams maintain the
sources in git, we need to come down to the lowest common denominator,
which boils down to importing tarballs.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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