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Re: patches to vendor source trees - discussion
On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 04:21:07PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
> My proposal (revised)
> Use the standard RPM tree (SOURCES, BUILD, SPEC, RPMS, SRPMS)
> -src is a tarball which contains
> SOURCES/foo-VER-REL.diff (creates the cgywin README)
> SOURCES/foo-VER-REL-X.diff (if necessary)
> .spec or .sh or .rule or whatever.
> setup unpacks this into /usr/src/cygwin.
> the end. Nothing else is specified yet.
Your proposal has a disadvantage: The src package isn't
compatible to the current packaging scheme.
==> All packages have to be repacked. A clear no-no, IMO.
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