[OpenWrt-Devel] Barrier Breaker 14.07 oldpackages: packages are being accidentally removed?
john at phrozen.org
Thu Jul 31 10:12:35 EDT 2014
my fault, due to a typo in the build script i did not build the
old.packages feed for rc2 against the correct git commit.
this will be fixed with rc3/final
On 31/07/2014 16:04, Hannu Nyman wrote:
> I noticed today that the current repository structure leads to loss
> of packages in the BB14.07 branch when packages are deleted from
> oldpackages after being imported to github.
> sox, lame, libgsm, libfile, libao have been deleted today
> (r41902-41906) and are not available in BB14.07 any more. This is
> probably unintended.
> This happens because there is no 14.07 release branch for
> oldpackages, yet. Instead the 'oldpackages' feed still points to
> the head of the old packages repository, the same that is used for
> CC trunk (although not enabled by default).
> On the github side the newly imported packages are inserted into
> master branch, but not any more into the "for-14.07" release
> branch. When the exported packages are then deleted from
> oldpackages, they disappear completely from BB14.07, as the
> oldpackages feed follows the repository head.
> There should probably be a 14.07 release branch for oldpackages and
> BB's feeds.conf.default should point to it. The oldpackages 14.07
> release branch should probably be based on svn r41901 (removal of
> ffmpeg), as only the five packages removed after it have been
> imported to github after the branching for 14.07 packages.
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