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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] spec files: package source: file or link?
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 09:40:29 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060922074029.GQ4249@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 09:21:05AM +0200, Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:
> Hi,
> at least in one suse spec file I saw as source an url
> to the web site with our source files.
> I wonder:
> - is this only for looking for new versions?
> - If I keep the url in the package, will I still need to
> provide the downloaded file or will the build server do
> that for me?
> - is it better to replace it with the file name, and provide
> the downloaded and uploaded source .tar.gz?
> as you can see, I'm a rpm newby, so help is very welcome.

This is only for informational purposes. You still have to provide the file
itself as if you specified the name only.


Robert Schiele
Dipl.-Wirtsch.informatiker mailto:rschiele@xxxxxxxxx

"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur."
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