RFC: svn for make fetch

Brooks Davis brooks at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 9 20:51:29 UTC 2009


On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 07:07:25PM +0000, Marcin Wisnicki wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Nov 2009 17:31:57 +0200, Eitan Adler wrote:
> 
> > I was hoping to get a bit more of a response to a recent posting of mine
> > with regard to using svn to fetch files for ports My proposal:
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/freebsd-ports@freebsd.org/msg23776.html A
> > summary of what has been going on:
> > http://wiki.freebsd.org/EitanAdler/ports-svn
> > 
> > This is something that more than 2 people should have an input on
> 
> Unless you solve plist problem (and completely automated plist generation 
> would be a fantastic thing to have!), such functionality should not be 
> available (or at least advertised) to end-users.
> You may also consider moving it to separate file (bsd.maintainer.mk).
> 
> I don't quite get the logic behind ${USER} == ${SVN_USER} conditional.
> Why do you assume that if my username is the same as username for svn 
> checkout then I want to upload snapshot to freefall ? In addition not 
> every maintainer has @freebsd.org account. Uploading should be 
> customizable (maybe UPLOAD_CMD - like FETCH_CMD).

It's a generalization of an ugly hack I put in my llvm-devel port.  I
don't really think it should be part of the base.

-- Brooks
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