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bug#28745: tarballs generated on github are generated on demand (leading
bug#28745: tarballs generated on github are generated on demand (leading to different hash sums)
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:58:48 +0200
mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 25.3.1
ng0 <address@hidden> writes:
> Right now we have around 449 packages with tarball sources from
> github in our gnu/packages.
I assume that this problem does not exist for tarballs that have been
signed and uploaded by the maintainer. This is only a problem for
auto-generated tarballs for tags, so it’s probably less than 449
> - Move them all to use git-download and just use
> the commit that has been tagged in the versions that produce
> the tarballs on github.
This doesn’t seem like a bad idea. It’s not great that we’ll have to
bootstrap the build systems for all these packages.
GPG: BCA6 89B6 3655 3801 C3C6 2150 197A 5888 235F ACAC