Subject: Re: Volunteers wanted for NetBSD-FreshPorts interface
To: Dan Langille <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2000 04:26:49
On Thu, 28 Dec 2000, Dan Langille wrote:
> > > BTW: once a commit is done, are the files immediately avaiable via
> > > CVSweb?
> > No. I don't know how often cvsweb is updated, sorry.
> Hmmm, that may be a sticking point. FreshPorts assumes it can grab
> the updated failes as soon as the commit message arrives.
Hum... No idea what to do there.
> > Anoncvs is update every 6 hours or so. And I think for what you wand
> > (push-based updating), anoncvs would be best. At least the "cvs
> > rdiff" commands in the NetBSD commit mails can be used 1:1 to retrieve
> > patches. ;-)
> Why would anoncvs be best? At present, when a commmit message is
> received, the code does a fetch http://www.freebsd.org/...etc and grabs
> the latest file as needed. This doesn't happen for every commit (only
> those which involve the three files mentioned above).
I suggested anoncvs because the command to get the patch is already in the
source-changes mail. But i guess it doesn't matter if you run "lynx
-dump" or "cvs rdiff ... | patch" or something ;-)
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>