[coreboot] [PATCH] flashrom: Make packagers happy

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri May 29 15:30:33 CEST 2009

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> >>>>> +	@echo -n $(SVNVERSION) >flashrom-$(VERSION)/.svnversion
> >>>>>
> >>>> That's pretty ugly.
> >>>
> >>> It's the only way I saw to preserve the svn revision in the
> >>> tarball
> >
> > We discussed this for the 0.9.0 release and you did the commits.
> Right. That way works fine for releases, but not for snapshots
> which are shipped by quite a lot of distributions (Debian, Gentoo,
> ...)

The issue is that we do not create the snapshot tarballs. We should,
and part of that process would be to replace SVNDEF in Makefile.

I didn't quite understand what patch you propose though. :\


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