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From: Marius Mauch <genone@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] SRC_URI component naming collision
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 15:20:49
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] SRC_URI component naming collision by Paul de Vrieze
1 Paul de Vrieze wrote:
2 > On Sunday 26 February 2006 22:29, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
3 >
4 >>On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 02:19:40PM +0000, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
5 >>
6 >>>Side note: if the packages in question are fetch restricted, you're
7 >>>screwed, and will not be able to add them to the tree.
8 >>
9 >>Actually, there is a solution for this, and it's reasonable logical.
10 >>Don't use the same name that upstream does for the files.
11 >>
12 >>Simply tell the user to download X and place it in $DISTDIR renaming it
13 >>to X-foo-bar, where's you've chosen X-foo-bar to avoid conflicts.
14 >
15 >
16 > Is there any valid reason that we can't have portage do this
17 > automatically. This particular way is very user-un-friendly.
19 Check your mail archives for the old discussions about distfile name
20 mangling (short version: a lot of stuff relies on distfile-name ==
21 basename(src_uri), also if at all this would only be a long term
22 solution due to compat issues involved).
24 Marius
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Re: [gentoo-dev] SRC_URI component naming collision Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>