[Mageia-dev] [Mageia-sysadm] [369] mgarepo version 1.9.8

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Jan 28 15:12:27 CET 2011

'Twas brillig, and Michael Scherer at 28/01/11 11:01 did gyre and gimble:
> Le vendredi 28 janvier 2011 à 11:42 +0100, nicolas vigier a écrit :
>> On Fri, 28 Jan 2011, Michael Scherer wrote:
>>> Ideally, we should find a way to send a tarball on the mirror, either
>>> with automatic hooks on svn/git/whatever, or by uploading a file.
>> I was also thinking about doing a script to automate creating tarballs
>> from svn/git repository for Mageia software (and can be extended to
>> other software maybe). Instead of adding rules in all makefiles to
>> generate tarballs. So you could retrieve mgarepo with this command :
>>  $ get-tarball mgarepo 1.9.8
>> And it creates mgarepo-1.9.8.tar.bz2
>> And we could use it to automate sending of tarballs on the mirror.
> Well, what about C software that requires to use aclocal, etc ?

As a simple check, it could look for an autogen.sh script which is a
fairly common convension and one used by (I think) jhbuild and similar
systems, so not insurmountable.



Colin Guthrie

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