[sane-devel] daily git snapshots
rolf at bensch-online.de
Mon Mar 5 15:28:39 UTC 2018
Am 04.03.2018 um 02:52 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
> Sorry about that. Should be fixed now.
The last file on the website is from 28-Feb-2018 00:05
> # Not quite sure why that happened but I suspect I made a mistake with
> # the ln command. It doesn't seem to be caused by the update-htdocs.sh
> # script. IIUC, that script runs daily.
> Anyway, given the (in)frequency with which our repositories are pushed
> to I wonder if it makes sense to drop the daily git snapshots in favour
> of the source tarballs created by our CI setup on every push.
> # Sometimes weeks go by without a commit ;-)
> The git snapshots are *not* the same as the source tarballs. The former
> are the result of
> git archive --format=tar --prefix=sane-backends-$(date +%Y%m%d) master
> whereas the latter are the result of
> make dist
This is exactly what I need.
> So the latter are equivalent to what we eventually release.
> How easy/hard would it be to change things on your end to use the CI
> source tarballs? Should I submit an issue for that on GitLab?
On my point of view, daily git snapshots without any changes make no sense.
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