GitHub Hosted upstream 'Source0'
ktdreyer at ktdreyer.com
Wed Feb 16 01:11:09 UTC 2011
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:22 PM, BJ Dierkes
<wdierkes at 5dollarwhitebox.org> wrote:
> I'm wondering how other people have resolved these issues for projects using
> GitHub as the upstream Source0 download provider.
I package a github-hosted package, and I ran across this when I was
testing with rpmlint. It is too bad that GitHub tries to be so
"clever". After reading
here is what I have in my .spec:
# Similar to MySQL, github has a mirror redirector for its downloads.
# You can find this tarball at the following canonical URL:
> Finally, debian has a web app to resolve these issues at:
Cool idea, although it feels a bit like using some sort of URL
shortener. I wish GitHub would just fix their stuff.
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