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Re: [elpa] --exclude-vcs for multi-file archives?

From: Mario Lang
Subject: Re: [elpa] --exclude-vcs for multi-file archives?
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 16:35:27 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> While integrating chess.el into ELPA, I noticed that the .git
>> subdirectory of packages/<external-name> is placed in the tarballs.  I have 
>> manually
>> added ".git" to .elpaignore in packages/chess for now, but I wonder if a
>> more generic solution is in order.
> I saw your commit and thought the exact same thing.
> But I don't understand why you need to do that: .git is already skipped
> in update-archive.sh:
> rsync -av --delete \
>       --exclude=ChangeLog \
>       --exclude=.git \
>       --exclude='*.elc' \
>       --exclude='*~' \
>       --exclude='*-autoloads.el' \
>       ../elpa/packages ./
> So I wonder: are you using update-archive.sh, or what are you using?

Oh, it's a workflow issue?  I actually went the most simple way and did:
$ make externals
$ make archive

archives/packages/<external>-*.tar now contains .git dirs.


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