[Bro-Dev] Packaging (Re: Beta schedule)

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Tue Oct 18 14:13:14 PDT 2011


On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 15:41 -0500, you wrote:

> Yeah, sounds good -- repos for which we we want to create recursive
> packages should handle that themselves...

Right.

> I think we need to use a combination of `git ls-files` to generate a package manifest as input to `tar -T`.

I just remembered "git clean". That could delete everything we don't
want?

> So that the packager doesn't need to have CMake as a dependency. And
> actually it's worse than that: the packaging configuration provided by
> CMake is also currently tied to the full suite of ./configure
> dependency checks as if one were going to actually build the project.
> (This was originally pointed out as a pretty bad inconvenience by
> Craig Leres)

Hmm, ok. Not sure I'd see that as a showstopper, but I don't recall
the full discussion right now.

> Sounds good, I'll work on cleaning things up.

Ok, thanks!

Robin

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