devscripts might need to depend on topgit

Bug #526704 reported by Stephen Siard on 2010-02-23
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devscripts (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: devscripts

Against devscripts-2.10.53ubuntu3 on 9.10:

debcheckout of a git repository uses tg (from the topgit package), but devscripts does not even suggest topgit.

Maarten Bezemer (veger) wrote :

It is written in

I don't think it's devscripts' job to be a general "helpful packages"
metapackage. We have enough dependencies (in the general sense) just in
support of the scripts we provide.

So adding a dependency for topgit falls in the same category, I am afraid.

Nonetheless, if you feel that it is still worth to add the suggests for topgit, you should open an upstream report and discuss your need with the developers. See for more information on opening Debian upstream reports.
If you have done so, please tell us the number of the upstream bug (or the link), so we can add a bugwatch that will inform us about its status. Thanks in advance.

Changed in devscripts (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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