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Source-git documentation

Source-git is an addon on top of dist-git, and aims to provide an alternative to maintain packages using an upstream format.

Many packages are already maintained like this (ex: kernel, systemd), and teams created their own workflows and tooling to support their specific use case. This makes adapting the workflow by other packages challenging.

Our goal is to create an implementation which is configurable, easy to start with, and to provide both command-line tooling and the related bots to help to adopt and use the workflow.


Before you continue reading, we assume you are familiar with the Fedora Maintenance Guide.

Source-git is a Git repository which contains upstream sources and downstream-specific files: for packaging and code changes specific to a distribution, in our case Fedora Linux, CentOS Stream and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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