[maemo-developers] maemo-optify, autobuilder & /opt

From: Ed Bartosh bartosh at gmail.com
Date: Tue Nov 3 10:48:46 EET 2009
2009/11/3 Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com>:
> ext Graham Cobb <g+770 at cobb.uk.net> writes:
>> On Monday 02 November 2009 12:16:57 Ed Bartosh wrote:
>>> 2009/11/2 Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com>:
>>> > The buildbot would need to run "apt-get install maemo-optify" at the
>>> > right time.  Any idea of how to do that?
>>> Right way to do it is to include it into SDK rootstrap. Other ways I
>>> can think of look hackish.
>> Can't we have the hacked dpkg-buildpackage add (if optification is turned on)
>> maemo-optify to the build dependencies?
> No, dpkg-buildpackage does not install build dependencies, it just
> checks whether they are satisfied.
True. I've missed it, my bad.

We can hack dpkg-checkbuilddeps to unconditionally add maemo-optify to
the list of build dependencies.
It will allow to have maemo-optify installed together with other build deps.

> What the buildbot could do (and maybe does), is to run
>     apt-get upgrade
> at one point.  This is important to get the target into a current state
> in general.  If it does, we could just upload a newer version of
> build-essential into extras-devel that depends on maemo-optify.
> This is quite a correct way to go about this, I'd say.  The mess results
> from the SDK repo not being identical to extras-devel (which I would
> call a bug in itself).
> To reduce the mess, we should probably first put a version of
> maemo-optify and the modified build-essential into the sdk repo and make
> a SDK release.  We can then still put newer versions of maemo-optify
> into extras-devel.
> So, does the auto-builder run apt-get upgrade?
Nope. Sbdmock does it. Sbdmock is a separate tool, which is run from
autobuilder. And I really doubt that sbdmock author will accept our
hacks. And I really don't like to fork it either.

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