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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Build: Make changelog action call git directly without Git module



On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 01:51:45PM +0000, Matthew Booth wrote:
> The changelog action needs to checkout git2cl as a submodule. For some reason,
> when called through the Git module, command('submodule', 'update') was doing
> something unfathomable, and different to just calling 'git submodule update'. As
> Git is just a command line wrapper anyway, I've sidestepped this by just calling
> the command directly.
> ---
>  Build.PL |   18 ++----------------
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Build.PL b/Build.PL
> index efce5dd..51afae8 100644
> --- a/Build.PL
> +++ b/Build.PL
> @@ -150,22 +150,8 @@ sub ACTION_changelog
>          return 1;
>      }
>  
> -    # Check that git is available
> -    eval "use Git;";
> -    if($@) {
> -        $self->log_info("Git is not installed\n");
> -        return 1;
> -    }
> -
> -    # Update submodules to get git2cl
> -    my $repo = Git->repository(Directory => '.');
> -
> -    eval {
> -        $repo->command_noisy('submodule', 'update');
> -    };
> -
> -    if($@) {
> -        $self->log_info("Failed to initialise git2cl\n");
> +    unless(system("git", "submodule", "update") == 0) {
> +        $self->log_info("Failed to initialise git2cl: $ \n");
>          return 1;
>      }
>  

Seems sensible, ACK.

Did you see the script that Jim Meyering wrote which we use
for libguestfs?  (It's part of Gnulib)

http://git.annexia.org/?p=libguestfs.git;a=blob;f=Makefile.am;h=0abe3dd06aa0a33647b5a3a50334283c7f9a161e;hb=HEAD#l150

Rich.

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