[OpenWrt-Devel] Migrating packages from oldpackages to packages

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at hauke-m.de
Sun Mar 4 08:35:25 EST 2018

On 03/04/2018 11:39 AM, Peter Denison wrote:
> When migrating a package from the unmaintained 'oldpackages' feed to the
> main 'packages' feed:
> 1) Should I try to preserve history? If so, how do I do that on just one
> directory (my git-fu is not that good)?

No this is not needed, you can add this in one commit. Just mention in
the commit message where you have copied it from.

> 2) Is it acceptable / preferable to do two commits, one to move the
> package as is, and a second to bring it up to date and fix its building,
> or should it just be a single commit?

You can do this in one commit.

> 3) Do I need to do anything other than a pull request on github to offer
> to maintain a package? (Presumably also a pull request to delete it from
> oldpackages)

No not really, you should probably update the package to a more recent
version I assume that version in oldpackage is outdated.

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