[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/6] makepkg: devel_check(): determine vcs

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 12 18:56:39 EDT 2012

On 13/03/12 05:22, Matthew Monaco wrote:
> On 03/12/2012 01:13 PM, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:53:11PM -0600, dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net wrote:
>>> From: Matthew Monaco <matthew.monaco at 0x01b.net>
>>> Rather than prioritizing an arbitrary VCS, collect all development
>>> directives. If there is more than one, use the package name as a hint.
>>> If that doesn't work, abort.
>>> ---
>> I'm not really sure I understand the need for this. In what use case
>> are multiple VCS definitions needed?
> I've only seen multiples when a project is transitioning to a new system. Either
> way, I think that splitting the check for the which vcs is being used and
> setting the new version might be useful.

I do not understand this argument.  I have never seen a project
transitioning from one VCS to another in such a way that you had to use
both VCS systems to get the source.  If that happens, you probably have
two different projects managed by the same people and should have two

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