[PATCH 2/2] [RFC] get rid of dist
richard at nod.at
Tue Apr 2 05:27:09 EDT 2013
Am Tue, 2 Apr 2013 18:03:07 +0900
schrieb Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>:
> 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.
So, messing around in every Makefile with "dist +=" is better...?
What about having a dist_file file in the top level directory?
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