Question about commiting the sources

Jan Synacek jsynacek at
Fri Mar 16 14:33:53 UTC 2012

On 03/16/12 at 11:16am, Sergio Belkin wrote:
> Perhaps and stupid question:
> After upload new-sources to repo, it outputs:
> Uploaded and added to .gitignore:
> Source upload succeeded. Don't forget to commit the sources file
> I don't understand! By default it add sources files to .gitignore and
> then it asks for commit them?
> Is it something that I misunderstood?

It just tells you not to forget to commit the file named 'sources'. The file
changes when you execute new-sources and should be commited, because it
contains an md5sum of the source tarball.

The message is somewhat misleading, because the 'sources' file gets staged
automatically after new-sources, so if you do fedpkg commit, it gets commited

Hope this explanation is not even more confusing:) 

Best regards,
Jan Synacek
BaseOS team Brno

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