[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package infra: add mirror support

Sven Neumann s.neumann at raumfeld.com
Wed Oct 19 08:12:39 UTC 2011


On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 23:38 +0200, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:

> > In a non-mandatory way it may be desirable.
> > That is if a package doesn't define it then we don't care.
> > Most of the time tarballs shouldn't change size & hash, though it 
> > doesn't hold true for every project around.
>  Size and hash should only change when you bump the version

Unfortunately it is not so uncommon for some projects to re-release with
the same version number if a bug sneaked into the released tarball. I
know that this should not be the case, but it happens every so often.

Not sure though what implications this has for the proposed buildroot


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