[Pkg-fonts-devel] Initiating the switch to git for packages maintained in SVN

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 16:38:17 UTC 2013

On 11:49 Sat 13 Apr     , Andrew Starr-Bochicchio wrote:
> On 04/12/2013 11:21 AM, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> > 
> > Progress is on its way: let's move to git..:-)
> +1
> > To learn more about all this, I just converted the "fonts-arabeyes"
> > repository from SVN to GIT.
> I notice that there is no way to tell in SVN that the package is now in
> git. Especially as debcheckout and the VCS links on PTS will continue to
> point people to the SVN repo until the package has been uploaded, we
> should probably drop a MOVED file or something in SVN.

I think best way is to upload the package after its moved to Git. This
is what we followed in debian-in team to reflect changes in PTS and

Vasudev Kamath
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