removing pinentry's subdirectories from git: debian/ gtk/ qt/

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.j.ledkov at
Wed May 13 19:12:53 CEST 2015

On 13 May 2015 at 18:04, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at> wrote:
> Hi pinentry people--
> I notice that pinentry git contains three subdirectories that aren't
> even shipped in the released tarballs:
>  debian/
>  gtk/
>  qt/
> We have these files in the git history -- is there a reason to keep them
> around in the master branch?
> If not, a "git rm -r debian gtk qt" should do the trick.
> That will make it easier to keep track of the code that we think is
> currently relevant, while retaining the ability to recover it from git
> history should we find we need it.

yes, please purge. It's equivalent of having #if 0, or .back files
committed in tree. We have a version control system, and it is clearer
to commit/uncommit things.


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