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Re: 02/02: gnu: libical: Add upstream patch to preserve API compatibilit
Re: 02/02: gnu: libical: Add upstream patch to preserve API compatibility.
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:16:43 +0100
On Fri, 7 Feb 2020 at 22:44, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:
> > I wonder if it's feasible to use Guile-Git to generate the patches
> > instead, at the expense of having to download the entire repository
> > for the purpose of extracting one or more (substitutable) patches.
> Good question. We could have a lowerable <git-commit> data type that
> would (1) clone the repo, and (2) dump the raw (?) commit to #$output.
> It’s happening on the build side, like ‘git-fetch’, so it could use Git
> directly, which supports shallow clones.
I do not know if it makes sense but Git provides now a (experimental)
All the best,