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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [packaging] binary Gentoo/x86 ebuild for M2 snapshot
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2007 11:21:05 GMT
Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> On 8/23/07, Salikh Zakirov <salikh@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Gregory Shimansky wrote:
>>> I can put ebuild file somewhere on the site. We just need to decide
>>> which section should have the link to it. Probably besides the snapshots
>>> for M2?
>> I remembered a better place, wiki. So I created the wiki page with
>> instructions
>> and attached the ebuild files to it.
>>     http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/GentooEbuilds
>> I agree that it would be a good idea to add a 'packaged distributions'
>> link to the site,
>> and don't forget to link the .deb files produced by Mark
> I might have missed it. Are they already available somewhere?
>> Yes, I think so. Is it possible to create a ebuild for JDK as well?
>> I guess so, using the HDK download for it.
> There are two different binaries on the site, JDK and HDK.
>>> 4) Gentoo is not keen to have a version identifier 'M2', so I changed
>>>> it to '0.02'. It would be nice
>>>> if our release numbering would be compatible with packaging systems
>>>> without such changes,
>>>> to reduce confusion.
>>> It could be harmony-jre-bin-0.0-r2.ebuild probably? We didn't agree on
>>> any version number yet :)
>> I think that will be misleading, as M2 is a version related to the Harmony
>> project,
>> rather than the ebuild version.
> I thought of a different versioning scheme. A date could be used as a
> postfix of the version, e.g. 0.0.20070832, or the date of the M2 milestone.
> For example some gcc ebuilds use date when a CVS snapshot is used instead of
> an official release.

How about the SVN revision number, which for M2 is 551077 ?


> BTW I didn't find an official document for the ebuild file name format. Do
> you know if one exist?

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