[RFC] Migrating nvidia-graphic-drivers from SVN to GIT

Graham Inggs ginggs at debian.org
Thu Dec 24 13:50:19 UTC 2015

On 21 December 2015 at 20:25, Andreas Beckmann <anbe at debian.org> wrote:
> I don't know a good workflow for keeping only the debian/ directory in git.

I asked tumbleweed about this and he thinks it is possible with
gbp-buildpackage, and that paultag probably knows how.

What exactly are you having a problem with?

I had a brief look at the gbp-buildpackage manual [1] and I found this
option which might be what we need:


Search for original tarballs in DIRECTORY instead of generating them.

[1] http://honk.sigxcpu.org/projects/git-buildpackage/manual-html/man.gbp.buildpackage.html

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