Stop the git abuse

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue May 22 08:07:56 UTC 2012


On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 10:13:41AM -0400, David Cantrell wrote:
> We automatically generate the spec file changelog block each time we make a
> new release of anaconda.  Check out scripts/makebumpver in the anaconda git
> repo on git.fedorahosted.org.
> 
> For us, the work is done in git.fedorahosted.org and we make .tar.bz2
> releases of anaconda.  The resulting archive and spec file are then checked
> in to pkgs.fedoraproject.org and built using fedpkg.  Same basic workflow
> from when it was cvs as well.

On this subject, it'd also be good to have an easier method to
maintain packages as unpacked source + patches on top, which get
turned as automatically as possible into spec files.  I'm maintaining
a few (RHEL, not Fedora) packages this way, and it sure makes handling
patches easier.

Also:
https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/nice-rpm-git-patch-management-trick/#content

Rich.

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