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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] spec files: package source: file or link?
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 13:36:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <200609221336.04157.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Friday 22 September 2006 12:37 schrieb Pascal Bleser:
> Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> > On 2006-09-22 12:00:04 +0200, Pascal Bleser wrote:
> >> Depends, my own build scripts can actually download the file (if it's
> >> not locally cached yet) before triggering the build ;)
> >
> > and the build service soon too. there was a Google summer of code
> > project for upstream integration. that should be part of it.
>
> Great. Actually it's not that difficult to implement, as you "just"
> need to parse the spec file and then trigger wget or curl on the URL +
> copy the resulting download to SOURCES/

it is a bit more, since we do not want to rely on .spec files, tar ball
validation is needed and we want also support cvs/svn checkouts.

> A cache would obviously be quite useful, as we don't want to download
> the file with every build.

yes

> Maybe a fixed size disk cache and remove sources older than x days...
> ? (arguably the most complex part to implement)

no, we do not want to loose the history within the source repository.

bye
adrian

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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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