[openstack-dev] [all] audience for release notes
zigo at debian.org
Mon Feb 29 07:19:04 UTC 2016
On 02/28/2016 11:26 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> The plan is to build setuptools integration into reno so that when
> we build our sdists they include a cache file of the data that reno
> derives from the git history, so that without git present reno can
> use the cache file instead of the git history.
Do you remember we don't use sdist tarballs in Debian, but generate our
own from "git archive"? I don't want to change this workflow, especially
that we plan to build packages from git trunk, meaning we'll need to
build on each commit. So please don't design your fix around using sdist
tarballs, which by the way, add a lot of metadata which aren't desirable.
Thomas Goirand (zigo)
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