[aur-general] Packaging releases from git.kernel.org

Johannes Löthberg johannes at kyriasis.com
Fri Jan 30 17:38:14 UTC 2015

On 30/01, Troy Engel wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Lukas Fleischer
><archlinux at cryptocrack.de> wrote:
>> By the way, is there any reason for not using Git tags to specify the
>> snapshot tarball? Something along the lines of
>>     source=("http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/trace-cmd.git/snapshot/trace-cmd-v${pkgver}.tar.gz")
>hah! See, that's *exactly* what I was trying to figure out and it
>wasn't clear at all, the 'v' right before the version is the key
>thanks. I was digging around all the cgit and the git.kernel.org stuff
>and it's just not obvious like it is on github.com for releases.
>Thanks! :-) (hence, this would be a great tip on the wiki IMHO - some
>stuff is just not obvious, and my hack is "wrong" per se)

Might want to find out who runs the kernel.org cgit instance and ask if 
they could add the snapshots option to their cgitrc, as that will add 
the links to snapshots of the given filetypes.

  Johannes Löthberg
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