Packaging Guidelines - creating tarball from VCS with script

Colin Walters walters at
Tue May 15 14:40:27 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 10:19 +0200, Tomas Radej wrote:

> Discussion with pingou and sochotni on #fedora-java brought us this: What about using an RPM macro with this grammar:
> 	%create_tarball git|svn|cvs URL revision [additional commands]

The build system has no network access.

For the present Fedora/Fedpkg/RPM architecture, you really can't get out
of mashing git repositories into tarballs without a serious
architectural rework of everything.

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