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Re: Still source not found :Prep Error (Job 5672): l2tpd-0_69-0_3_20051030_fc5 on fedora-development-extras (fwd)



On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 14:36:52 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:

> The way it works is:
> 
> a) patches go in CVS; you 'cvs add <patchfile>', then commit them
> b) binary sources, like *.tar.gz or *.tar.bz2, go in 'sources', do NOT
> get added to CVS, and get uploaded with 'make upload FILES=<binary
> source file>'

Or: make new-sources FILES="file1 file2 file3"

The difference to make upload..." is explained in the Wiki already.

> c) Some sources, like initscripts, that aren't distributed with the
> upstream tarball, could go into the 'sources' file

As long as they are small text-file (not binaries), they should go
into CVS.
 
> But patches _always_ go into CVS, not in the sources file.  I'm sure
> there's a wiki page on this somewhere, of course.

Not always, but in the majority of cases. The exception are
huge patches which are compressed .gz/.bz2, for instance.
 


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