Opinions on additional small subversion bsd.svn.mk framework
ohauer at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jul 3 21:52:30 UTC 2011
On 2011-07-03 23:25, Florent Thoumie wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Olli Hauer <ohauer at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I want to hear your opinion on a new subversion helper framework
> Hey Olli,
> I think that fixing the loose dependency on subversion is a good
> thing, the rest I don't agree with.
> We don't want to help people to create ports that fetch sources from
> svn directly,
Hm, svn is used until now in 14 ports as FETCH_DEPENDS, hard coded to:
This is done by those ports in a dedicated make target mostly maintainer:
or bootstrap: which is used by the maintainers to build a tar-file.
Else I agree with you, this shouldn't be used for normal portbuild.
> and replacing a BUILD_DEPENDS line with a USE_SVN= perl
> doesn't sound that useful to me.
If you have a good Idea, I'm happy to rewrite ;)
> A script that fetches sources, creates a tarball and all that could be
> a nice addition to Tools/scripts though.
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