[oi-dev] [userland] Re: Downloading archives to a common area
adam.stevko at gmail.com
Sat May 5 16:50:56 UTC 2012
I also think this is an excellent idea. I would like to rise a priority for this change because it makes illumos-userland's file hierarchy much more simple and groups source tarballs in one place, where they can be rsynced directly to DLC mirror.
On May 5, 2012, at 6:41 PM, Andrew Stormont wrote:
> I think this is a great idea.
> On 05/05/2012 17:35, "Alasdair Lumsden" <alasdairrr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> One improvement we added to s10-userland, was to download archives to a
>> single top level archives directory instead of into the component
>> We used:
>> We did this by defining "USERLAND_ARCHIVES?= $(WS_TOP)/archives" in
>> shared-macros.mk and fixing up prep.mk.
>> There are a few benefits to this, one is that if you have lots of
>> illumos-userland workspaces, they can all share a single archive
>> directory. It can be NFS or lofs mounted, and it makes rsyncing the
>> contents of that directory up to our mirror archive a lot easier than
>> manually picking through all the component directories.
>> It also lets us add $(WS_TOP)/archives to .hgignore and no longer have to
>> put up with seeing downloaded archives in the "hg status" output.
>> Before I begin work on this changeset for illumos-userland, does anyone
>> have any feedback?
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