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Re: PPA version details
I think I was pointed that way previously, the last time I tried to fix
this. I believe the cmake files are regenerated each time at the launchpad
build servers--without any caching. However, the proof's in the pudding!
Wayne and Layne, LLC
On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> On 1/2/2013 3:04 PM, Adam Wolf wrote:
> > I'm not certain that my PPA currently works--as far as I can tell, it
> > has the wrong date. I've tinkered around trying to solve this a few
> > times in the past, and finally tracked it down to a missing
> > build-dependency of bzr. They're installed on my local machine, of
> > course, but not on the remote launchpad build servers (unless you
> > declare them.)
> > I added them to my packaging repo and pushed it today, so in the next
> > day or os the PPA will pick it up.
> > General request to everyone: In the next few weeks, I'm cleaning up the
> > PPA packaging code to be in line with Debian/Ubuntu policy. If you know
> > of something you want tweaked with the PPA, now's a great time to ask.
> I'm not sure if you are aware of it but please note that the version
> header file only gets generated when CMake is run. So unless one of the
> project CMake files changes, the version header file does not get
> regenerated. You need to call 'make rebuild_cache' in to regenerated
> the version header file.
> > Adam Wolf
> > Wayne and Layne, LLC
> > On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Vesa Solonen <vesa.solonen@xxxxxxxx
> > <mailto:vesa.solonen@xxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> > 02.01.2013 16:31, Adam Wolf kirjoitti:
> > > Hi Solonen,
> > >
> > > There previously was a bug in my packaging that caused the wrong
> > date to be
> > > pulled in to the build version information. I had fixed it a
> > while ago,
> > > but I will see if there is a regression.
> > Thanks for a prompt response. It's great that you are taking care of
> > PPA. At home I'm compiling my own, but elsewhere the PPA does the
> > IMHO a date information is not really needed, just BZR revision
> > That's the only unambiguous way.
> > -Vesa
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