[Dev] [RFC] Adding DLAGENTS for git and other VCSs to makepkg.conf

Luke T.Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 13 04:43:16 GMT 2012

At Thu, 12 Apr 2012 10:23:09 -0300,
Nicolás Reynolds wrote:
> The concern is not only availability of a given checkout, but
> self-hosting sources (at least GPL2). I think your propposal is awesome
> but it would need to provide sources to `makepkg --allsource` for
> instance.

Definately, that is one thing that was missing from my sample
implementation. It would require a little more work, and I didn't want
to sink my time into it if everyone thought it was a horrible idea.

> Also SRCBUILDs were implemented to create libre tarballs (patching
> freedom issues so you don't have to download the unfree sources) ;)

Of course thouse would still stick around :)

Happy Hacking!
~ Luke Shumaker

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