udhcp and busybox

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Fri Mar 24 03:22:28 UTC 2006

On Thursday 23 March 2006 7:00 pm, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> ive finished merging the changes between trunk/udhcp and
> trunk/busybox/networking/udhcp (again)
> once that was done, i cut out the udhcp subdir in busybox and replaced it
> with a subversion external link ... thus when you commit to
> busybox/networking/udhcp/, you're actually committing to trunk/udhcp/


> the only trouble is when it comes time to make a branch ... when you do
> something like:
> $ svn cp trunk/busybox branches/busybox_2_stable
> it'll just copy the reference to udhcp ...
> this leaves us with two choices ... we can either just let every busybox
> branch in the future refer to the latest udhcp code in trunk (i dont like
> this idea at all), or people creating a busybox branch will have to make an
> extra step:
> $ svn pd svn:externals branches/busybox_2_stable/networking
> $ svn cp trunk/udhcp branches/busybox_2_stable/networking/udhcp
> -mike

Remember what I said earlier about when an external package probably shouldn't 
be in busybox?

Grumble.  I really hate having to worry about this sort of dependency...

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