[arch-releng] archiso: also putting the hour in version string

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Aug 17 22:38:55 EDT 2011

On 08/15/2011 02:14 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 01:43:49 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> On 08/14/2011 08:13 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I would like to run multiple builds per day. For this I would like to also put the hour of building in the iso filenames.
>>> something like:
>>> diff --git a/configs/releng/build.sh b/configs/releng/build.sh
>>> index 1aa80fd..7fce685 100755
>>> --- a/configs/releng/build.sh
>>> +++ b/configs/releng/build.sh
>>> @@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ set -e -u
>>>    name=archlinux
>>>    iso_label="ARCH_$(date +%Y%m)"
>>> -version=$(date +%Y.%m.%d)
>>> +version=$(date +%Y.%m.%d.%H)
>>>    install_dir=arch
>>>    arch=$(uname -m)
>>>    work_dir=work
>>> Or, maybe this is too releng-specific (i.e. most people who run archiso probably prefer $(date +%Y.%m.%d), in which case: can you give archiso a flag so that I can control the version as a parameter?
>>> ./build.sh all_iso_single 2011.08.14.12
>>> ./build.sh all_iso_dual 2011.08.14.12
>>> ./build.sh all_iso_dual 2011.08.14-lets-try-some-new-code
>>> passing it as a flag would also be more robust.  Things could go wrong (I think?) if the all_iso_single runs at 23:45 of one day and all_iso_dual runs at 00:15 the next morning.
>> Do not worry about this. You guess about LABEL? Not an issue, LABEL for
>> dual is also generated at build time (not read from "single" work). Also
>> you can have a 201112 and 201201. :P
> That's the point. If I build multiple isos after each other (like first single isos, then duals) I want all of them to have the same version.
>> what do you think about via env var?
> It's possible but I don't like it.  If we already have option passing through cmdline args, I think we should pass new options that way too.
> Also it makes it very clear to the user what you can do (implenting ./build.sh -h which would show all flags with explanation)
> while you're at it, probably a good idea to use getopt and make verbosity also controllable with a flag. (now my code needs to call sed on your script..)
> Dieter

How about this?

usage ./build.sh [options] command <command options>

  General options:
     -N <iso_name>      Set an iso filename (prefix)
                         Default: archlinux
     -V <iso_version>   Set an iso version (in filename)
                         Default: 2011.08.17
     -L <iso_label>     Set an iso label (disk label)
                         Default: ARCH_201108
     -D <install_dir>   Set an install_dir (directory inside iso)
                         Default: arch
     -w <work_dir>      Set the working directory
                         Default: work
     -o <out_dir>       Set the output directory
                         Default out
     -v                 Enable verbose output
     -h                 This help message

    build <mode> <type>
       Build selected .iso by <mode> and <type>
    purge <mode>
       Clean working directory except iso/ directory of build <mode>
    clean <mode>
       Clean working directory and .iso file in output directory of 
build <mode>

  Command options:
<mode> Valid values 'single' or 'dual'
<type> Valid values 'net', 'core' or 'all'

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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