xml-security-c branch renaming

Ferenc W√°gner wferi at niif.hu
Tue Jul 31 15:40:43 BST 2018


"Cantor, Scott" <cantor.2 at osu.edu> writes:

>> Recently I noticed that Apache
>> provides an unofficial Git "mirror" of the master SVN repository at
>> https://github.com/apache/santuario-cpp/commits/trunk and I stitched it
>> into the packaging of 2.0.0.  If nobody objects, I'd like to use this as a pseudo-
>> master branch for the xml-security-c package and switch to the DEP-14
>> repository layout by renaming the branches approriately:
>> master->debian/master and upstream->upstream/latest.
>
> I wouldn't. The mirror fails to update itself on a fairly regular
> basis from everything I've seen.

Do you mean it lags continuously?  That wouldn't be a problem, we don't
depend on timely updates, just tie in the release points for easier
accounting/moving of patches.  (Unfortunately SVN tags aren't mirrored,
but I think I managed to find the Git commit for 2.0.0.)  Unless the
mirror actually misses some changes or fails to catch up eventually,
which would render it pretty much useless; is that what you mean?
-- 
Thanks,
Feri



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