[aur-general] TU Application - Robin Broda

Robin Broda arch-ml at coderobe.net
Mon Mar 5 16:34:59 UTC 2018

On 03/05/2018 05:27 PM, Levente Polyak via aur-general wrote:

> On 03/05/2018 05:20 PM, Robin Broda via aur-general wrote:
>> On 03/05/2018 05:11 PM, Levente Polyak via aur-general wrote:
>>> On 03/02/2018 08:09 PM, Robin Broda via aur-general wrote:
>>>> [...] 
>>> You're welcome.
>>> BTW: How are you tracking upstream updated so you can bump your packages
>>>  before someone flags them?
>>> cheers,
>>> Levente
>> The ones i've submitted the patches to notified me via email on
>> merge/activity (GitHub default),
>> and my current non-vcs packages don't update very frequently - so beyond
>> occasionally checking
>> upstream, i'm not doing anything special yet.
>> Regards,
>> Rob
> Hey Rob,
> ah I see... thanks for the fast handling of my feedback :P
> I would recommend taking a look at a way to track upstreams for release
> tarballs/tags beyond that...

I've already looked into doing that in the future when maintaining
active non-vcs packages.

> there is a big amount of tools to achieve this (trying not to turn this
> thread into an advertisement-repy-war so not mentioning any).

For most software, curl & git will probably suffice i think.

> For projects hosted on git i find it handy to have some of them
> observing 'git ls-remote --tags https://someurl.foo/project.git'.
> I recommand having something in place to track maintained packages.
> cheers,
> Levente

Oh yeah definitely.


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