VCS key in spec files and some scripts

Till Maas opensource at
Fri Feb 26 18:04:21 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 02:03:49AM +0000, Colin Walters wrote:

> So recently I found myself desiring to update a .spec file for a
> snapshot of a git tree in an automated fashion.  As you may or may not
> know, this actually has a surprising number of flaming hoops through
> which you must jump.
> The first one, when scripting such a thing, is pulling the source tree
> and packing it into a source file.  To this purpose, I propose we
> begin adding the following key to .spec files:

> What am I using them for?  Automating gnome-shell stack snapshots for F12:
> $ fedpkg-pull-build-chain --arch=i386 --arch=x86_64 --release=F-12
> --resultdir=_repo gobject-introspection gir-repository gjs clutter
> mutter gnome-shell

Thanks, this looks useful. I will try to use them, too. From their
description they should be helpful to just check whether the current
SPEC would still build the current upstream SCM version.

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