[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Integrate versionpkg into makepkg

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 12:47:40 EDT 2007

On 10/27/07, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> for darcs and git, you could use curl to determine the last update of
> the repo. they will be still ugly (not as nice as git-describe is), but
> at least it will show when the master branch is updated
> like:
> date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S --date '`curl -I $url/HEAD 2>&1|sed -n '/^Last-Modified/s/^[^:]*: //p'`'
> and
> lynx -source -dump $url/_darcs/inventory|grep ']'|sed -n 's/.*\*\(.*\)\]./\1/;$ p'

Doesn't this require a web interface though? I guess we're already
pinned to some sort of web interface, but I'm just thinking outloud.
Is there a use-case where a darcs or git repo would NOT be HTTP

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