[Aboriginal] Build from version control system repos instead of from tarballs
rob at landley.net
Mon Oct 29 19:36:17 PDT 2012
On 09/04/2012 03:49:07 AM, Alessio Igor Bogani wrote:
> Hi All,
> Can Aboriginal grabs sources from git(Linux, musl, uclibc, busybox)
> and hg(toybox) repos instead of from tarballs?
I think I already replied to this? Talking about using the alt-
infrastructure and populating the package cache from the git repo, and
how the tricky bit at the design level is applying patches to the repo?
(Really you need a source control branch with the appropriate
I have a todo item to figure out a clean way to do this.
Really what I want to do is say "URL=git://busybox.net/busybox" in
download.sh, have that clone the relevant repo under packages (so
packages/busybox would be a directory), and then just use that as the
package cache version.
The question is, when do I re-pull? (Every time you run download.sh?)
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