[lfs-dev] Git

Roger Koehler roger.o.koehler at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 10:28:15 PST 2016


On Feb 25, 2016 11:01 AM, "Ken Moffat" <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 06:08:21AM -0700, Roger Koehler wrote:
> > Has anyone on this list tried tracking all of the LFS sources using
git? I
> > think it would be awesome if we could list git clone instructions for
each
> > of the packages listed.
>
> To what end ?  If I am reading you correctly, you want to clone all
> upstream git trees.

Yes

> But if I understood correctly, then I guess you either want to run
> the "latest and hopefully greatest" (aka as "bleeding edge"), or
> else you want an easier way to find commits which fix a bug you are
> seeing.

No

I would create an "lfs-7.9" branch that points to all the sources used to
build my system and an "lfs-test" branch to patch in incremental changes
for testing. The whole system would be under revision control, and I could
easily patch in upstream fixes for testing.
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