Direct link to latest image
loic.minier at linaro.org
Fri Dec 3 16:51:59 UTC 2010
On Fri, Dec 03, 2010, Dave Martin wrote:
> Having "latest" or "current" aliases can cause traceability problems
> if having mirrored the files, you can't determine which actual
> build/release it was.
We can include a build id in the image itself to help with this; we can
also keep a map of MD5SUMs for past images to help with this as well
> Is it possible to have an easily-parsed file /LATEST or /CURRENT which
> just contains the URL(s) of the latest image(s)? -- tools or scripts
> can trivially download those files to get the right canonical URLs for
> the newest images at any particular time, without having to guess.
A script could use this, but it means you always have to use a wrapper;
you can't e.g. use rsync directly
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