Git packaging for orig.tar.gz style packages
akumar at ee.iitm.ac.in
Sat Oct 13 09:14:40 UTC 2007
On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 11:00:51AM +0200, Remi Vanicat wrote:
> What about something like that :
> $ git checkout upstream
> $ tar xfz ../gruezi_2.2.orig.tar.gz
> $ cd gruezi-2.2/
> $ cp -a ../.git . # well, there are probably better way to do it...
> $ git commit -s $(git ls-files --others --modified)
> $ cd ..
> $ git fetch $PWD/gruezi-2.2/
Yes, I was also thinking about moving the .git directory. This would
definitely solve the problem I talked about. Of course, it's still
like choosing between the two kludgey approaches, isn't it?
458, Jamuna Hostel,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai - 600 036
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