Hardware pack questions

James Westby james.westby at linaro.org
Tue Sep 14 00:16:16 BST 2010


On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 23:59:42 +0200, Alexander Sack <asac at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:11 PM, James Westby <james.westby at linaro.org> wrote:
> > I assume that we have to put the source packages in the hwpack too, for
> ...
> > Knowing which packages to include source for will be tricky, so I would
> > implement this as source for all of them, at least to start with.
> 
> Right, feels like a good thing to ship those sources in a separate
> -source tarball next to the binary hwpack.

That makes sense.

> I assume we wouldn't necessarily fail if sources cannot be
> downloaded/found? A warning feels appropriate to me as a first step.
> Later, we could think about a hwpack config option similar to
> "fail-no-sources=yes".

I would fail and then add the option to turn it off.

Thanks,

James



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