#23 source tarball snapshots are unversioned

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5
2004-02-09
2003-10-29
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The only link provided to the source tarballs is:
http://sdcc.sourceforge.net/snapshots/sdcc.src/sdcc.src
.tar.gz

Could you please version them and keep the old versions
so that it can be packaged for inclusion in Gentoo Linux.
(see http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24709\)

Discussion

  • Robin Johnson

    Robin Johnson - 2003-10-29
    • priority: 5 --> 9
     
  • Bernhard Held

    Bernhard Held - 2003-10-30
    • labels: 358119 -->
    • priority: 9 --> 5
     
  • Bernhard Held

    Bernhard Held - 2003-10-30

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    Priority 5 is more than enough, please don't raise it.

    The source tarball at
    http://sdcc.sourceforge.net/snapshots/sdcc.src/ is a _daily_
    _snapshot_ from CVS. You can build your own version from
    the contents of the file '.version' inside the archive and the
    date of the archive.

    The source from the last release is available at:
    http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=599

    Moreover you can export anything you like from CVS. And
    there's a realistic chance, that I'll make a release even this
    year :-)

    HTH, Bernhard

     
  • Robin Johnson

    Robin Johnson - 2004-02-02

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    Sorry about the lack of response, but your comment does not
    resolve the issue. I know the files in
    http://sdcc.sourceforge.net/snapshots/sdcc.src/ are daily
    snapshots, I'm simply looking for the filename to contain the
    version/date stamp. eg:
    http://sdcc.sourceforge.net/snapshots/sdcc.src/sdcc.src-
    20040201-x86-linux2.cf.sourceforge.net.tar.gz

    The simple reason for this is that when subsequent versions
    are released, and users only have the file, it's a lot easier to
    look at the filename and identify what version the source
    tarball is.

     
  • Bernhard Held

    Bernhard Held - 2004-02-09
    • status: open --> closed
     
  • Bernhard Held

    Bernhard Held - 2004-02-09
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  • Bernhard Held

    Bernhard Held - 2004-02-09

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    The source tarball now has a date in it's name. It doesn't
    make sense to keep old snapshot archives. We'll keep the
    source of official releases instead.

     
  • Robin Johnson

    Robin Johnson - 2004-02-09

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    thanks Bernhard.
    we'll mirror it on the gentoo side.

     

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