On Thursday 10 April 2008 07:38:04 am Neal Becker wrote:
> Mary Ellen Foster wrote:
> > On 10/04/2008, Neal Becker <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> I have a package that has:
> >> 1 tarball
> >> 1 small added file
> >> What is the procedure to update that 1 small added file?
> >> Previously, 'sources' listed only the tarball, and cvs only seems to
> >> know about it.
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/UpdatingPackageHowTo
> I did read that page, bug didn't see this issue addressed.
> What I tried is:
> make new-sources FILES="~/RPM/SOURCES/mercurial-1.0.tar.gz
> Just to be clear:
> both of these files were already present. I made a minor change to the
make upload FILES="new_version_of_file"
It'll supplant the old one and update sources accordingly with the new
> I have the feeling that this was not the correct thing to do.
> Previously, sources only listed the tar.
Never have used 'new-sources' myself, I've always just used 'upload'. Wouldn't
be surprised if they were just aliases for one another though... Ah, no,
they're a bit different. 'new-sources' blows away your existing sources file
and only puts the new files in it. 'upload' adds the new file to your
> If I move to F-8, and do cvs-update, I don't see the change to sources,
> which leads me to suspect I did the wrong thing.
If you changed sources in devel, then moved back to F-8, no, you wouldn't see
the change there. You have to make the change on all branches you want it to
show up on (sorta the point of branches...
. Or am I misunderstanding you?
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