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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 1 07:32:37 EDT 2013

On 01/10/13 21:18, Lukas Jirkovsky wrote:
> 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.

I guess the current delete source was due to me either building in a
clean chroot or outside the source directory meaning it made no
difference for me.

I am happy with the default changing.


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