RFR: GIT Package VCS

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 23:39:33 UTC 2007

Karel Zak (kzak at redhat.com) said: 
>  My wish is "git rebase" always after upgrade to new upstream code.
>  The current "make prep" is nightmare...
>  See Linux kernel. That's normal that people maintain their patches
>  outside official tree(s) for pretty long time. The modern VCS is the
>  right tool for this job.
>  "separate out our changes from what upstream has" .. is definitely
>  no problem.

Well, it depends on what you're doing. DaveJ tried to move to git
pulling the various things we need for our kernel - it ended up
being a pretty big problem getting something sane out of it, and he
ended up going back to patches.


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