[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] pkg-download: take some more care of <PKG_>VERSION with git

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Wed Aug 14 12:27:23 UTC 2013


On 08/13/2013 07:15 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Thomas, Arnout, Gustavo, some thoughts about this patch?
> 
> I'm not a big fan of the fact that <pkg>_VERSION would be optional for
> the git site method, but mandatory for the hg site method, but it's not
> really a strong opinion.

I agree with Arnout.
It MAY make life simpler for some people, but it opens the "moving
target" can of worms.
IF we accept moving targets then policy should be to never use it in a
buildroot release for anything.
Regards.



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