[csw-users] Matching up binary package to source + build recipe

Mike Gerdts mgerdts at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 21:20:06 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Mike Gerdts's message of Fri Jan 30 14:46:06 -0500 2009:
> Hi Mike,
>> I've read what I can find on how maintainers are supposed to maintain
>> packages, but I don't see anything that would create such a tie-in.
>> Perhaps I'm missing something...
> For anything built recently, there is a subversion revision id in the
> PSTAMP field of the pkginfo file.  For example, on a box here, I can
> do:
> $ pkgparam CSWgit PSTAMP
> bwalton at build8x-r2758-20090108031723
> That gives you a who, what box, subversion id and a timestamp to work
> with.  Older packages won't have this info, but anything new built
> with GAR will.
> Does that help?

Yep - that is what I was looking for.  Do all new packages have to be
built with GAR, or is that a decision left to the maintainer?

Mike Gerdts

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