RFR: GIT Package VCS

Karel Zak kzak at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 23:50:42 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 07:39:33PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 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.

 Yes, I remember a discussion about it. I'm not sure if this one
 DaveJ's attempt is enough to completely reject this idea ;-)


 Karel Zak  <kzak at redhat.com>

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