[Buildroot] Buildroot maintainer and stable releases
jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu Jan 8 09:10:16 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Lundquist <lists at zelow.no> writes:
>> When we release a distribution, then all needed packages
>> in that distribution needs to be mirrored somewhere.
Thomas> Maybe not just right then but later, yes. The Linux kernel and gcc
Thomas> does not have to be a part of this scheme since they are all available
Thomas> at the source. I guess a few other packages might also be like that.
Thomas> The other option is to always mirror and use one download source
Thomas> for all packages except the ones mentioned above.
I would prefer a backup system like what we have for
Makefile.autotools.in - E.G. try the upstream location first, and only
if that fails go to the mirror.
Thomas> make source might work but not tested.
It does work, but it ofcourse only downloads the package(-versions)
you are using.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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