[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/2] package/expect: download tarball instead of cvs

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Thu May 31 17:38:34 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Arnout" == Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be> writes:

 > More than 3 years after the 5.45.3 release, a tarball for that release
 > was uploaded to sourceforge.net. The differences between this tarball
 > and the CVS checkout are minimal:

 > - There are no CVS directories, of course, but we don't need them.
 > - File timestamps are different.
 > - expect.tests is missing, but we don't execute tests anyway.
 > - configure script is different, but we AUTORECONF anyway.
 > - 'fixcat' script is missing, but it is not called anywhere.

 > Since sourceforge.net has broken CVS downloads, now is a good time to
 > switch away from it.

 > While we're at it, add a hash file including license.

 > Fixes:
 > http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/db3/db33d4fa507fb3b4132423cd0a7e25a1fe6e4105
 > http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/b6d/b6d927dcc73ac8d754422577dacefff4ff918a5c
 > http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/23d/23d1034b33d0354de15de2ec4a8ccd0603e8db78
 > http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/127/1272a3aa3077e434c9805ec3034f35e6fcc330d4

 > Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be>
 > Cc: Fabio Porcedda <fabio.porcedda at gmail.com>
 > ---
 > Either this one or the previous one is sufficient to fix the issue, of
 > course. Still, I think both are relevant for master.

 > Note that there is also a 5.45.4 release from a few months ago. But I
 > don't know if anyone still uses expect :-).

 > Note that this was the last internal package to use CVS. So we no
 > longer have autobuild coverage of the cvs download method.

True, but with so few upstream projects using CVS that was bound to
happen sooner or later.

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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