Packaging with git question

Michael Prokop mika at
Fri Sep 17 15:33:18 UTC 2010

* Christophe Monniez <dfence.242 at> [Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 10:15:11AM +0200]:

> I used git-buildpackage to update afflib to the new 3.6.2 version
> (even if I know that squeeze is frozen).
> I 'm prett happy with the result but as always, I'm affraib to break
> something in the work made
> by others (for instance, the latest afflib work was made by Cristian Greco).

> I did not push my work yet. I made a tar.gz backup of the afflib.git
> directory on alioth.

> My questions are:
> - Do you think that I can push my work ?
> - Is there other extra safety precautions to do ?
> - Is there a best practice for that kind of co-working ?

Just work on an extra branch and push that extra branch instead of
pushing the master branch itself. This should provide what you'd
like to get, nor?

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