[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Update existing sources instead of removing them first for VCS sources.

Martti Kühne mysatyre at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 17:32:38 EDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 2:13 PM, Lukáš Jirkovský <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Previously, the sources in $srcdir were always removed prior building.
> After this change the sources are only updated. This makes
> incremental builds possible. Also this goes in line with the current behaviour
> for other types of sources, where the sources are just being overwritten without
> being removed first.
> ---

One thing that was always bugging me here was the kernel package,
where introducing new files through a patch would break another
makepkg run. This is relevant here, right?


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