[csw-maintainers] A backed up file in $FILEDIR triggers the 'uncommitted' warning
bwalton at opencsw.org
Mon Jun 8 16:49:54 CEST 2009
Excerpts from Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski's message of Mon Jun 08 10:40:25 -0400 2009:
> mGAR currently adds 'UNCOMMITTED' when a package is built from sources
> which are not committed to the repository. When building packages, I
> often issue 'gmake clean' to make sure that the package is being built
> from scratch. This deletes everything from downloads/ - all source
That will stash downloads in your configured source directory. The
convention on the buildfarm is that /home/src is used.
> files need to be downloaded again. To avoid pulling sources multiple
> times, I copy files from downloads/ to files/ - 'gmake clean' doesn't
> remove them. In this way, I can rebuild packages from scratch without
> re-downloading everything. However, an uncommitted file in $FILEDIR
> causes mGAR to think that these files (tarballs, usually) are some
> uncommitted material.
If you rely on archive, this mostly goes away...everything else in the
gar directory should be of the type that you don't mind committing.
Does that help?
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