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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Please do not bypass the devel projects
  • From: Michael Matz <matz@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 17:59:21 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0902021754440.29566@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Richard Guenther wrote:

A git repo of all that would take up similar amounts of space,
perhaps some few gigs less (because of compressing and
delta-packing the text files). I wouldn't want to have that local
;)

It is obviously complete madness to suggest that there would be a
single repo for everything. ;-)

Wenn schon denn schon, as the germans say. And realistic if you
exclude the tarballs.

You can just include upstream source URLs, maybe with MD5 sum.

Minor details. You wouldn't want to rely on servers not under the control
of openSuSE to provide the sources, though, so you can't really include
the canonical upstream URL (if it even exists). But a URL to something
like http://tarballs.opensuse.org/200aac72218de8815d6ae0ef1fb121ee.tar.bz2
would work I guess.


Ciao,
Michael.
P.S.: So, what package is the above? md5 is not that hard to crack :)
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