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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.


> 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.



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

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