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Re: [PATCH] xfsprogs: simplify and unify source package generation

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfsprogs: simplify and unify source package generation
From: Nathan Scott <nscott@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:49:51 +1100 (EST)
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20091011024504.GA16725@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
----- "Christoph Hellwig" <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Currently the build/ directory can create rpm, debian and source /
> binary
> tar packages.  The RPM generation is not used as all distributions
> prefer,
> their own spec files, and the binary tarball not used at all as it's
> a not very useful format.  Reimplement the generation of the source
> tarballs to use the source-link method used for the debian packages
> and
> get rid of the whole old package generation machinery.  Also fix a
> small
> bug in the link-based source directory creation which was not
> including
> the .pot file for gettext.

>From looking through the patch it seems OK to me.  I haven't had a chance
to test it out yet, though - but from just eyeballing it, and if noone
pipes up complaining about the auto-rpm-build removal (I don't expect
they will, at this stage of xfsprogs life) it all looks good and correct.



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