[Aptitude-devel] Rebasing published software and avoid git revert/merge

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Wed Sep 5 08:48:05 BST 2012

On 09/05/2012 03:14 PM, Daniel Hartwig wrote:
> On 5 September 2012 14:55, Florian Schlichting
> <fschlich at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Have you considered keeping branch names as they are, and setting
>> git-debian-branch (and git-upstream-branch) in debian/gbp.conf /
>> .gbp.conf?
> Yes, but master will never be used again so I'd rather not leave it
> around.  Also then the alternate branch becomes the main master, so is
> a  bit confusing.

I never understood why everyone insist in using the default name "master".
This doesn't express anything at all. Instead, you should be using:

- wheezy
- sid
- experimental

then use a debian/gbp.conf as suggested by Florian, and have no
branch named master *at all*.


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