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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

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