Software Management call for RFEs
nkadel at gmail.com
Sat May 25 14:04:45 UTC 2013
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:52 AM, <John.Florian at dart.biz> wrote:
>> From: Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com>
>> What I would like to see is
>> solid git integration. Git has become the standard distributed vcs
>> and github and google code etc have stopped hosting tarballs and/or
>> discouraging it and GNOME is planning to do that as well. If Source
>> URL could point directly to a git url with a hash or git tag, we
>> would benefit.
> Amen to that! I roll my own rpms daily from locally developed sources where
> we have no policy of pushing tarballs. From everything I've ever been able
> to figure out, it's necessary for me to make temporary tarballs just to feed
> rpmbuild. It always seems such a huge waste of time, especially for very
> large packages.
Nahh, you can work around this. Manipulate %setup" to build a local
compilation directory, but not unload tarballs, and then in the
"%build" step do a git pull froom your git repo. And add
But this means that your SRPM's will not have the available build
materials, and will require an outside web access to download source
code. This is *tremendous* source control problem.
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