[coreboot] [PATCH] flashrom: Make packagers happy
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue May 26 02:20:20 CEST 2009
On 14.05.2009 09:27, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 14.05.2009 04:23, Peter Stuge wrote:
>> 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
> (well except $Rev$ which would have been sprinkled over every file to
> get a reasonable result) and have identical makefile functionality both
> for exported trees and svn trees.
> The big problem I tried to address in this patch is that most
> distributions patch out the part of the makefile which tries to retrieve
> the svn revision because the tarball they ship has no .svn directories
> any more. That way, we lose revision information for most distribution
> Any hints on how to fix this in a different way are appreciated.
Can the patch be applied even though it is ugly? Should I explain more?
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