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Re: RFC: Exploded source repo layouts



On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 17:06 +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Wednesday, 23 July 2008 at 16:58, Doug Ledford wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 16:55 +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > On Wednesday, 23 July 2008 at 10:16, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
> > > > Hans de Goede wrote:
> > > > >Doug Ledford wrote:
> > > > >>I've been working on getting this set up and functional.
> > > > >
> > > > ><lots of complicated hacks and workarounds deleted>
> > > [...]
> > > > >It seems there are a few people who are a big fan of this, and about as 
> > > > >much active opponents. I have no problems with adding the possibility to 
> > > > >use a distributed VCS with exploded trees to the mix of ways to maintain 
> > > > >and build packages, but this should not replace the current nice and 
> > > > >simple setup we have.
> > > > >
> > > > 
> > > > Noone has proposed replacing the existing setup, so the rest of your
> > > > email can safely be delegated to /dev/null.
> > > 
> > > Let me provide the missing quote then:
> > > 
> > > > >>First, we have to do away with a bunch of our make targets because they
> > > > >>are too commonly named and might conflict with legitimate upstream make
> > > > >>targets (well, more like some of them might conflict, some of them
> > > > >>*definitely* conflict).  This is important because our Makefile.common
> > > > >>is included in upstream's toplevel Makefile.
> > > 
> > > If that doesn't touch our existing setup then fine, but I'm afraid
> > > Doug really meant what he wrote.
> > 
> > Actually, no.  For Makefile.dist-CVS, it is the same as it used to be.
> > Same make targets, same functionality, same, same, same.  It's
> > Makefile.repo-git that gets included in the exploded source's top level
> > Makefile, and *that's* where you have new make targets and such.
> 
> So... am I going to have to type
> make -f Makefile.dist-CVS targetfoo
> after this change?

No, of course not.  For those people using CVS, things will be totally
transparent and they won't have to so much as read a single line of a
README file.

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