[Mageia-dev] sync with mandriva

Gustavo De Nardin gustavodn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 02:01:56 CET 2010

On 19 November 2010 16:21, Bruno Cornec <Bruno.Cornec at hp.com> wrote:
> Pascal Terjan said on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 04:10:30PM +0000:
>> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 18:11, Maarten Vanraes
>> <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > if people keep in mind that sometimes tarballs aren't always fetchable from
>> > the internetz; then i'm ok with this. also, possibly if the tar is the same as
>> > the previous version/revision, it could even be fetched from the older
>> > packages/releases
>> Removing it from svn does not mean no longer hosting it, but svn is
>> not appropriate to keep history of all versions of tarball that have
>> once existed in cooker
> That was exactly my original point.
>> One solution can be for example
>> - Storing the tarballs matching svn head on a ftp if the src.rpm is
>> not yet available
>> - Having the tool that checkouts from svn to also download src.rpm and
>> extract tarball from there, looking on the ftp if there is not yet a
>> src.rpm for that version
> Yes, that's one approach indeed.
> What is needed IMHO is:
> for a maintainer to have the tgz (from a flat repo, ftp/http/smb/...)
> +patches in VCS (SVN, Git, ...) + SPEC in VCS (SVN, Git, ...).
> mdvsys would just push what is in VCS.
> The BS should also have the same pointer to the same tgz (checksum
> verified to be sure e.g. - and kept somewhere for history, compliance,
> ...reasons)) and to the SVN content.



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