[Pkg-samba-maint] Workflow new upstream merge in our bzr repo

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Wed Mar 16 18:15:00 UTC 2011

On 03/16/2011 07:05 AM, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Luk Claes (luk at debian.org):
>> On 03/15/2011 10:13 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 07:56:45PM +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
>>>> What are the steps I should take to merge a new upstream in our bzr
>>>> repository? I see that there are upstream refs, though how do they get
>>>> there as upstream is still git?
>>> A write-up of the workflow is here:
>>>   http://web.dodds.net/~vorlon/wiki/blog/bzr-git_case_study.html
>>> In particular, the last two paragraphs apply to merges of new upstream
>>> versions.
>> Thanks, I'll have a look.
> Below is what I saved as "bzr-workflow.txt" in my local work
> directory.

> Merging a new upstream version:
>  $ cd cifs-utils
>  $ wget ftp://ftp.samba.org/pub/samba/cifs-utils/cifs-utils-$version.tar.bz2
>  $ cd trunk
>  $ bzr merge-upstream --v3 --version $version_with_epoch \
>      ../cifs-utils-$version.tar.bz2 -r tag:cifs-utils-$version \
>      bzr+ssh://bzr.debian.org/bzr/pkg-samba/cifs-utils/upstream/HEAD

The --v3 is not recognised (anymore?) when I use unstable and if I try
the command without that option it complains that it cannot extract the
orig.tar.gz (which seems to be an exact copy of the upstream tar.bz2).

How do I fix that without manually creating the orig.tar.gz?



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