[PATCH 2/2] [RFC] get rid of dist

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Tue Apr 2 05:03:07 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 07:20:51AM +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:09:02 +0800
> schrieb Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei at cn.fujitsu.com>:
> > Yeah, this is one case.
> > 
> > Someone may also download a kexec-tools tarball from internet,
> > and then want to build a RPM. Even git isn't installed in his system,
> > the RPM could be built.
> Building the tarball is maintainer work.
> The maintainer creates a "clean" tarball to distribute it.
> Don't tell me that the maintainer has no git installed.
> End users fetch the generated tarball to build/distribute kexec-tools.
> AFAIK the rpm spec file is generated and only available in the generated
> tarball. They don't need git. Only the maintainer which generates the distribution
> tarball needs git...

There are many ways to obtain kexec-tools.
I'm really not very exited about requiring git to make a tarball.

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