Packaging with git question

Christophe Monniez dfence.242 at
Fri Sep 17 16:37:32 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Michael Prokop <mika at> wrote:
> * 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?
> regards,
> -mika-

Well, git-buildpackage automatically worked on the master, upstream
and pristine-tar branch.

Christophe Monniez

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