Package: dgit Version: 3.12 Peter Green writes ("extracting upstream source."): > As part of my dgit based autoforwardporter I want to add a script that will > de-fuzz patches with fuzz and remove patches that cannot be applied. > > To do this I need the "upstream" source tree. However the process of > extracting the upstream source is quite fiddly, there may be multiple > tarballs to deal with, tarballs may or may not have a top-level directory > that needs to be removed from the paths etc. > > Both dpkg-source ("commit" and "build")and dgit (quilt fixup) clearly extract > the upstream source tree as part of their processing, so the code to do it > already exists but i'm not sure if there is a convenient way to access it.
dgit often has "something like" the upstream source tree as a git tree object. dgit should provide a way for you to get at it. Ian. -- Ian Jackson <ijack...@chiark.greenend.org.uk> These opinions are my own. If I emailed you from an address @fyvzl.net or @evade.org.uk, that is a private address which bypasses my fierce spamfilter. _______________________________________________ vcs-pkg-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vcs-pkg-discuss