[pacman-dev] Fwd: [PATCH] RFC: support incremental build with VCS sources.

Lukas Jirkovsky l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 07:18:26 EDT 2013

On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 5:30 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I have not looked at the patch yet, but my initial impression is that
> the additional flag should not be needed.   For non-vcs files, we
> extract the source over the top of whatever is in $srcdir.  We should do
> the same for VCS sources.
> Why may be worth having a flag for is to delete the source directory
> before starting:
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/17175
> Other opinions here?
> Allan

I don't mind doing that either. I just didn't want to change the
existing behaviour because I thought that there is some reason to
delete sources by default. I guess changing the default behaviour to
what --incremental is supposed to do and fixing FS#17175 may be in
fact simpler.


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