[pacman-dev] The great VCS packages overhaul of 2015
dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net
Tue Mar 13 11:49:31 EDT 2012
On 03/13/2012 06:15 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
> Hmm... good idea using the fragment identifier for specifying the
> branch/tag/commit to checkout. Being inspired by how pypi uses these to
> provide checksums, could I even suggest:
> This gives full clarity to what is being specified an allows for
> potential cases where branches and tags have the same name and we could
> provide multiple options, semicolon separated, if needed (obviously not
> for git, but maybe for another VSC system).
That makes tag/commit unable to move forward automatically unless you can always
specify a branch and then optionally a tag/commit. There are ways to get the
children of a commit though; makepkg could move to the tip of the branch if
there's only one child and complain if there's more.
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