[oe] SVN Fetcher Makes Invalid Assumptions
dp at xora.org.uk
Wed Jul 2 17:33:16 CEST 2008
On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 10:00:52AM -0500, Geoffrey Wossum wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just ran into a problem using the SVN fetcher with a project that breaks the
> fetchers assumptions about how an SVN repository is structured. The project
> in question is phonon-vlc-mplayer
> (http://code.google.com/p/phonon-vlc-mplayer/), which has released no
> tarballs of the source (although it has released compiled binaries, go
> The SVN fetcher assumes that all SVN repositories can be checked out
> with "proto://url/module module", in other words that the module name is at
> then end of the URL. However, phonon-vlc-mplayer requires
> using "http://phonon-vlc-mplayer.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/
> phonon-vlc-mplayer", in other words the module name is NOT part of the URL.
> As a workaround, I'm checking out the SVN repository manually, tarring it up,
> and putting into files/ for this package. However, it seems like there
> should be an option added to the SVN fetcher that will disable this module
> appending behavior for projects like this.
We already have loads of recipes with this.
just remove the trunk from the URL and say module=trunk.
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