[Buildroot] [External] Re: [PATCH v5] support/scripts/pkg-stats: add latest upstream version information

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Jan 3 21:16:04 UTC 2019


On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 15:02:24 -0600, Brandon Maier wrote:

> Agreed it's not a pretty hack. I wouldn't want to handle the other
> oddities in here, as that would get messy. I suggested it for "v" only
> because it seems to be very common. It would be a way to get us most
> of the way there, then it could be reverted if e.g. all the github
> versions are fixed up.
> On those other packages though, perhaps adding an optional variable to
> package mk files for custom versions? E.g. package/libnfs/libnfs.mk
> defines version as "libnfs-3.0.0", but the r-m version is "3.0.0".
> E.g.
> package/libnfs/libnfs.mk:

We could do that, but is that really needed/useful ?

> > It seems like I never posted them. I thought there was some discussion
> > on the list about this issue, but I can't find it. Perhaps I should
> > update this series, submit it for good, and see what the feedback is ?  
> Regardless of this patch series, this sounds like a good idea to me.
> Especially considering Anitya does this too, as Yann mentioned[1].
> [1] https://github.com/release-monitoring/anitya/issues/374

Right. So you say I should submit this "fix-versions" patch series ?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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