[haiku-commits] Re: r40829 - haiku/trunk/build/jam

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 10:38:04 +0100

On 2011-03-07 at 03:21:58 [+0100], Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 6:11 PM,  <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Log:
> > Repackaged WebPositive:
> >  * fixed the displayed attributes in Tracker (eg, Size, Modified, ...)
> >  * added .OptionalPackageDescription
> > Noticed by diver. Thanks!
> 
> If I make use of this new archive as the "base" for when I do new
> releases of WebPositive it should still have the right Tracker
> attributes, right? I originally used the last release from Rene as the
> base: I extracted it and then copied the updated binaries into that
> directory and then zipped it up again (which in the end I wrote a bash
> script for.)
> 
> Is there already some standard packaging tool for optional packages
> that some people are using?

It's called haikuporter and the recipe for building, testing, and packaging 
software is a bep-file.

> Though I suppose it is a moot point once
> we have the new package stuff going...

Actually it is not, since save for the name of the tool and the recipe 
files (well, also their contents) haikuporter will be the tool for building 
the hpkg packages.

So, if there isn't a bep-file for a WebPositive over at HaikuPorts yet, it 
certainly wouldn't harm to add one.

CU, Ingo

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