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Re: cygport: Adding arbitrary files to the src package
On May 7 15:57, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 5/7/2012 2:27 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi Marko,
> >The problem is, the file is generated during the build. Nevertheless
> >it's not supposed to be part of the binary package but part of the
> >source package. As far as I can see, if I add it to SRC_URI or
> >PATCH_URI, cygport will try to unpack or apply it as patch during the
> >prep stage, but the file won't exist at the time...
> Hi Corinna,
> I am not sure to have understood your case: a version of the file
> should be available before the build or not ?
See above. It's "generated during the build". The file comes into
existence when running `cygport compile'.
> If you need to add the file on the source tree before the build, the
> PATCH_URI allow to define a new file, but if you update the file
> during the build and you need to save the new file in the new source
> package foo-3.4.5-1.src.patch is the right tool, as
> the new foo-3.4.1.src.patch in patch and spkg directory will
> be different from the original foo-3.4.5-1.src.patch and the new
> version will be packed in foo3.4.5-1-src.tar.bz2 .
> If the file is not needed before the build why do you need to save
> it on the source package ?
Well, it's not supposed to be part of the binary installation but should
be included into the sources. There are other ways to handle the file
but I thought I ask this question anyway to exploit the capabilities of
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