thanks or the summary. I also linked this from the Gbp BOFs summary:
On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 03:46:46PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> * .gitignore: We agree that the source package should contain
> .gitignore if the git tree does. (dgit requires this.)
> If the way that gbp does builds currently ends up with .gitignore
> missing from source packages, this needs to be fixed.
I do wonder if this is an open issue? I looked at git trees
containing .gitignore and they ended up in the source package.
In case the Debian maintainer modifies .gitignore this will then end up
as a quilt patch of course.
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