[Buildroot] [PATCH] autobuild-run: add --repo option

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Tue Jul 18 07:24:04 UTC 2017

On 18-07-17 04:45, Matthew Weber wrote:
> Arnout,
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 4:28 PM, Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind)
> <arnout at mind.be> wrote:
>> This option allows to specify which Buildroot git repository to clone.
>> This can be useful in several situations:
>> - to use a different mirror in case you don't have a good connection to
>>   github;
>> - for debugging this script;
>> - to point to a local, patched repository you want to test.
>> Note that the clone/pull will use the currently checked out branch of
>> the repository if it is non-bare, which is ideal for testing.
>> Since switching repositories may also switch branches, we use a git
>> fetch/checkout sequence instead of doing a git pull. With git pull, the
>> branches would be merged instead of switched. To avoid polluting the
>> log with the long git message about a detached head, while still
>> getting some useful output from git, pass the --detach option to
>> git checkout.
>> Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be>
> I carry some local changes for tailoring the repo for similar reasons
> (I while back I submitted something similar before the input parsing
> was cleaned up).  What do you think about also making it a config file
> option?

 Sounds good to me. Feel free to do that and resubmit together with this one as
a series, or in a single patch.


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