Subject: Re: [bulk] Adequate modelling of the report generation
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/05/2005 09:05:24
Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 12:55:02AM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
>>Hi pkgsrc bulk builders,
>>I disagree with the names of the variables that determine where the bulk 
>>build reports are generated. Therefore I have written a patch that 
>>models the situation in a way that I would find convenient to 
>>communicate to the user in the pkgsrc guide. I cannot say this of the 
>>current state.
> You should be consistent for the usage of REPORTS_URL.

Good point.

> The build.conf-example contains the old, intentional, non existing host,
> but you use the 'correct' in post-build.
> IMHO there should be a comment in build.conf-example pointing to the correct hostname
> and stating that the default one is intentional wrong.
> Hmm, what about changing it to localhost, so we don't get problems if we the host
> will exists once?

Sounds nice. So if one of those invalidly configured bulk reports should 
appear, we can see quite easily that clicking on the URL isn't worth the 
time. (It's easier to scan for "localhost" than "". :))