[Pkg-samba-maint] [samba] 01/20: Update instructions to reference upstream VCS tag.

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Dec 9 20:53:16 UTC 2013

On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 02:24:22AM +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Hi Steve,

> On Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 06:58:29PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 12:39:54AM +0000, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > > This is an automated email from the git hooks/post-receive script.

> > > jelmer pushed a commit to branch samba_4.1
> > > in repository samba.

> > Why are these commits all going to the samba_4.1 branch?  Could you please
> > put packaging changes on the master branch?  (I noticed this was the case
> > with your previous changes to the update-alternatives handling... which on
> > the master branch has been fixed to be done in postinst instead of in
> > prerm.  So there may be conflicts between the two branches to be fixed
> > now...)

> I tend do my development on one branch at the same time (rather than
> switching back and forth) so I fixed the issue here first.  I think the
> update-alternatives fix is the only one that would also apply to master,
> so I'll just revert that.

> The other changes are all specific to the 4.1 branch. I don't think starting
> to import full upstream history now for the 4.0 branch makes sense.

Ok.  Thanks for the fix-up of the maintainer script stuff.

From your POV, what are the criteria for switching to 4.1 in Debian?  Is 4.1
considered a "development branch" upstream?  Do we potentially want it
uploaded to experimental?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek at ubuntu.com                                     vorlon at debian.org
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