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

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 29 14:13:04 EDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 11:47:40AM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> 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
> accessible?

If I'm not mistaken the main darcs interface is http.  The only other way
to interact with it is over ssh.  So this will probably work for darcs.

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