[oe] [meta-oe][PATCH] Update ipmitool to use new active source

Adrian Bunk bunk at stusta.de
Thu Jun 6 12:55:01 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jun 05, 2019 at 11:35:23AM -0700, Vernon Mauery wrote:
> The ipmitool project has moved from sourceforge to github and is under
> new management. This updates the source so that it pulls directly from
> git rather than a tarball. Eventually, once the next release is tagged,
> the new SRCREV can be updated to that. But for now, the project is under
> active development and could probably benefit from periodic updates
> anyway.

This does not sound as if upgrading ipmitool right now would be a good 
idea - if you do not feel confident to make a release, then downstream
distributions should better not use unstable "active development" code.



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