[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add the ability to always build from the repo's HEAD

郑文辉(Techlive Zheng) techlivezheng at gmail.com
Tue May 28 01:07:33 EDT 2013

2013/5/28 Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
> On 28/05/13 14:29, 郑文辉(Techlive Zheng) wrote:
>> 2013/5/28 Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
>>> On 28/05/13 02:08, Techlive Zheng wrote:
>>>> ---
>>>>  A task has also been added:
>>>>   https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/35499
>>> Am I missing something completely here?  Does not specifying "ref=" etc
>>> in the URL build from HEAD?
>> Noop, "branch=HEAD' won't work, git clone --mirror will set the 'HEAD'
>> ref correctly, but next time, 'git fetch' won't.
> Does just specifying the URL not do what you want?  e.g.
> source=('git://projects.archlinux.org/pacman.git')
Yes, you are right, there is no need to introduce a "HEAD"  fragment,
but the later hack for 'git fetch' is necessary, otherwise, the HEAD
won't get update in a 'git fetch'.
> Allan

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