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Old 08-27-2010, 01:53 PM
"Boyce, Kevin P (AS)"
 
Default EXTERNAL: FW: EXTERNAL: RPM and Version Control Systems

Thanks Jesus. I will definitely check those out.

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From: packaging-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org [mailtoackaging-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org] On Behalf Of Jesus M. Rodriguez
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 9:18 AM
To: Discussion of RPM packaging standards and practices for Fedora
Subject: EXTERNAL:Re: [Fedora-packaging] FW: EXTERNAL: RPM and Version Control Systems

2010/8/27 Boyce, Kevin P (AS) <Kevin.Boyce@ngc.com>:
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> Does anyone know a good way to keep rpm packages under revision control?
> How does the fedora team manage all those packages?
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> Are there any specific Version Control systems which are designed to work
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> I would potentially like something that will automagically populate the
> “Version” and “Changelog” fields in my spec files for some home grown
> packages I maintain.

Kevin,

A friend of mine, Devan Goodwin, wrote a tool called tito (
http://github.com/dgoodwin/tito )
which integrates with git and rpm. It can also do a lot of the distcvs
work as well.

http://github.com/dgoodwin/tito/blob/master/README.mkd

It's currently being used by a number of projects:

cobbler - https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler/
spacewalk - https://fedorahosted.org/spacewalk/
candlepin - https://fedorahosted.org/candlepin/
sm-photo-tool - http://github.com/jmrodri/sm-photo-tool

I hope that helps.

jesus rodriguez
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