Am Dienstag, 13. September 2011, 12:58:33 schrieb Troy Telford:

> On 2011-09-13 10:38:08 +0000, Togan Muftuoglu said:

> > Is there a way to store the output of various commands ie "hg log" "hg

> > parents" in a variable when using service files like tar_scm or

> > set_version


> Writing/editing the source service scripts isn't particularly hard -

> but it requires you have root access on the OBS server. (Not a

> problem if you run your own OBS service like I do, but it's much more

> difficult if you're using


> If you do have root access, you can modify (or better copy & modify)

> tar_scm so that it stores the output of your scm output ('hg log',

> etc.) in a file located in ${MYOUTDIR} - then the file becomes "known"

> to OBS as _service:tar_scm:somefile.txt.


> Of course, this assumes you have root access to the obs server.


Or just make a patch which makes general sense and we take it for the

official obs-service packages :)


> If nothting else, it may be instructive to look at the tar_scm source

> code (it's just a shell script) to understand how it works. I know

> with git, there is an auto versioning code path that puts the git

> commit sha1 in the tarball's version string. I imagine hg has something

> similar.


That is not such a good idea, because the version would not be steady increasing anymore. That will cause problems with rpm, zypper and friends.



Adrian Schroeter

SUSE Linux Products GmbH