[bitbake-devel] [PATCH] fetch2/svn: adds svn --ignore-externals option

Krzysztof Zawadzki mr.k.zawadzki at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 00:36:04 UTC 2019


I think so also. Subversion client is poor in exit statues when there are
issues during svn:externals fetching. I have seen such issues previously.
And it took a while to find there root cause (e.g switching revisions of
svn:externals to non existing paths or revisions and some conflicts showed

@Richard Purdie
It's better to create new patch which will add this option by default, with
additional Docs update? Or update this one?

Best Regards,
Krzysztof Z.

sob., 16 lut 2019 o 00:00 Richard Purdie <richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org>

> On Fri, 2019-02-15 at 04:25 +0100, Krzysztof Zawadzki wrote:
> > With this option we can force users to provide all used sources in
> > recipe.
> > Without this there is possibility that repositories which are using
> > svn:externals
> >  can point to source code from HEAD or to nonexisting repository.
> > This can cause attempt to reproduce build after some time impossible.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Zawadzki <mr.k.zawadzki at gmail.com>
> > ---
> >  lib/bb/fetch2/svn.py | 9 ++++++++-
> >  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> I'm wondering if this should be the default and is something people
> have to explicitly opt out of?
> Cheers,
> Richard
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