Update: Patch-o-matic cleanup
kaber at trash.net
Tue May 2 16:01:43 CEST 2006
Thomas Jarosch wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
>> Patrick McHardy wrote:
>> How to set up a repository:
>> The repository must be accessible in a way supported by curl (HTTP or
>> FTP for example). The name of each patchlet is listed in a file named
>> "index". Each patchlet must be contained in a .tar.gz file, which
>> contains a directory named like the patchlet itself. The directories
>> contents are similar to those in patchlets/ today, but the Repository
>> specified in the info file must be "external".
> I've set up a repository for ACCOUNT here:
> Hope everything is ok.
Thanks. I'll add all repositories people have mailed to me in the
next days and will start removing things. I'll give it a short
test run then.
> The tarball is currently named ACCOUNT.tar.gz.
> Is there a way to add a version number to it?
> Or is it safe to include some kind of "Changelog"
> file in the distribution?
Changelog file (or just the info file) should be fine. There is no
support for seperate versions yet .. pomng itself doesn't know
anything about versions, so I'm not sure how cleanly this could
> btw: "README.new_patches" doesn't know anything
> about the "Repository: external" stuff yet.
I'll update that as well.
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