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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 9 17:57:35 EDT 2013

On 10/10/13 07:32, Martti Kühne wrote:
> 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?

Not really.  I'm guessing applying the patch with -N would fix that.


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