[Libreoffice] bootstrap repos (was: Re: Problem with clipboard paste in 3.5)
michael.meeks at suse.com
Wed Jan 25 01:31:46 PST 2012
On Tue, 2012-01-24 at 18:38 +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
> it seems we have somebody unfortunate enough to try to build the master
> branch from bootstrap repos once a week; would it be possible to do
> something to prevent that?
We could commit a huge warning to the end of configure.in in there that
"You are using the wrong branch, obsolete since 2010"
> e.g. create a master-backup that points at the current master commit,
> then let master point to an empty source tree; that way people should
> notice something's wrong when they try... any opinions from git experts?
Sure - or we could do that. Are packagers still using build ? there is
no particular git-ness about either approach. It is easy to create a
libreoffice-3-5 branch from master there [ if it even works ], and then
just delete everything in master.
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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