[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] Update github hashes

Matthew Weber matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com
Wed Sep 20 18:03:32 UTC 2017


On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:52 PM, Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Bernd" == Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de> writes:
>  > It seems github now sometimes provides slightly changed tarballs which
>  > produce a different sha256 hash than before. Fix the hashes of the
>  > affected packages to avoid downloading from sources.buildroot.net.
>  > Signed-off-by: Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de>
> :/
> I'm not sure updating the hashes is the correct thing to do. Sources.b.o
> runs 'make source' from the 2017.02.x and master branches to keep it
> uptodate, and E.G. freerdp hasn't been updated since 2017.02, so it will
> break hard for 2017.02.x users if we change it.
> Falling back to s.b.o is not such a bad thing, so I think we can wait
> with fixing up the hashes until the packages get bumped.
> In the mean time I will try to figure out who to contact at github to
> ask about the change.

I'd second it would be better to wait.  The iperf hash issue earlier
this summer created a mess until that was bumped.

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