[aur-general] Store projects snapshots on sigurd

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 27 07:46:56 EDT 2011

On 27 March 2011 08:31, Florian Pritz <bluewind at server-speed.net> wrote:
> Why? Fetching git and checking out a specific commit is easier than
> creating and uploading tarballs. It's also easier to figure out which
> commit the repo package is using.
How do you figure out which commit the package uses? Talking about
git, for example, you only see pkgrel=<date>. How to see if your
package include a fix committed in that <date> or not?

> Are you talking about the tarballs created by web interfaces (cgit,
> hgweb, gitweb, ..)? Afaik the checksum is the same if you specify which
> commit you want to get. If you just go with HEAD/tip it will change of
> course.
You are right here, if you specific the commit the tarball keeps the
same checksum.


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