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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 19:59:37
Message-Id: 20100626205921.4e2a0b9e@snowcone
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages by Enrico Weigelt
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 21:46:39 +0200
Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de> wrote:
> BTW: if upstream has an proper VCS and an canonical tagging > scheme, they don't actually have to create release tarballs, > just hack up a little script which creates them on-the-fly > from an canonical URL scheme (eg. oss-qm does exactly that).
Down that path lies madness. There's no guarantee that you'll get the same tarball if you request the same URL twice in a row, particularly if you're using one of those new-fangled new compression schemes. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de>
Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o>