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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Tree breakage
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 13:32:54 +0200
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On Thursday 01 April 2004 13:21, Bart Lauwers wrote:
> On Thursday 01 April 2004 11:38, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > On Thursday 01 April 2004 11:05, Spider wrote:
> > > please fix the darn Manifest files when you've been touching
> > > things. That includes when you remove files, when you modifiy 
> > > patches (!) and others.
> >
> > I completely second this. You must use repoman. Only in very very
> > few special cases is it waranted not to use repoman. If repoman
> > prevents you from committing something, find out why and either have
> > repoman fixed, or fix your package.
>
>  When removing files repoman won't update Manifest, that's bug number
> one, actually I think it will even not let you commit that update
> (rm'ed file).

You also need to remove them from cvs of course. If that doesn't do the 
trick, please file a bug.

>  And now it also seems when using repoman you still need to verify
> everything by hand because you can't depend on it to do it properly.
> So far I've had nothing but trouble with it and it's never given me
> any helpfull comments, except for complaining about going out of
> business.
>
>  So how does one regenerate the Manifest when repoman feels it's not
> needed? touch one of the non-changed builds and repoman commit or is
> there another way?

rm Manifest
ebuild some-ebuild.ebuild digest

This will do the trick. That should also fix the deleted file issue.

Paul

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Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o
Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net
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