[gobolinux-users] Compile and VCS?

Michael Homer michael at gobolinux.org
Sun Apr 19 11:36:05 NZST 2009

On Saturday 18 April 2009 04:45:54 David Koppstein wrote:
> I was just thinking about the Compile package manager. In a nutshell it
> wgets a gzipped tarball , and then uses recipes to make them, and has
> {some_library} >= 1.6.3 to keep dependencies in line. I love it.
> In addition to wgetting tarballs, it seems like almost all OS projects
> are under some VC these days -- cvs, svn, git, mercurial, bazaar, darcs,
> etc. Could these somehow be integrated into Compile, so for example the
> first line of the recipe would be
> git clone {whatever}
> instead of a url?
The first five of these already work. See E17, MPlayer, X264, (no example I can 
find), and BZR-Bisect respectively. Patches welcome for darcs.

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