converting the vlc packaging branch to git

Loïc Minier lool at
Sun Dec 28 21:31:26 UTC 2008

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>  - the "upstream branch" should share the history of 
>    git://

 Are you confident with this?  The problem is that autogenerated files
 such as aren't in the upstream history, these are only in
 the released tarballs; this means that the tree you manipulate is
 different from the extracted Debian source package made from upstream
 tarball + diff.

 I find it much clearer to import tarballs in the git tree.

>  - the "debian" branch should contain the exact state of what the
>    buildds are seeing. This means full source including the debian
>    directory 

 Right, that's where it's going to be hard.

Loïc Minier

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