[coreboot] [PATCH] flashrom: Make packagers happy

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri May 29 15:18:15 CEST 2009

On 28.05.2009 06:34, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>>>>> +	@echo -n $(SVNVERSION) >flashrom-$(VERSION)/.svnversion
>>>> That's pretty ugly.
>>> It's the only way I saw to preserve the svn revision in the
>>> tarball
> We discussed this for the 0.9.0 release and you did the commits.

Right. That way works fine for releases, but not for snapshots which are
shipped by quite a lot of distributions (Debian, Gentoo, ...)

>>> Any hints on how to fix this in a different way are appreciated.
>> Can the patch be applied even though it is ugly?
> That is a definite no.
> When creating a tarball one simply changes SVNDEF in Makefile to a
> string with the appropriate tarball version.

That works fine for me. Would you object to a patch which changes SVNDEF
in the Makefile during export? AFAICS that would address your objections
and still make packaging easier.

> No tricks! And no ugly hidden files for no reason. KISS.




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