[oe] [RFC] Initial Proposal for Packaged Staging Revamp (was [RFC] Make some big changes right after next stable)
k.kooi at student.utwente.nl
Wed Mar 3 18:17:51 CET 2010
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On 03-03-10 18:09, Chris Larson wrote:
> To summarize, I propose the creation of an archive/package which acts as the
> primary artifact to come out of the build of a recipe.
That sounds like a good way to do packaged-staging without making my
head explode :)
> While I haven't fully worked out the logistics of the implementation of
> this, I did, in the past, create a prototype of a "private staging areas"
> implementation which also implemented this primary archive as a side effect,
> and utilized it for the prototype. Does anyone have any thoughts on this,
> ideas for improvement, arguments either for or against a pstage revamp, or
> alternative ideas for a revamp? I'd love to hear what people think about
> this possibility.
I think the 'private staging' approach is the way to go, it makes the
build determistic instead of "might pick up extras from staging". And I
think it will also cure the mysterious "every python recipe breaks when
some, yet unknown, recipe is built"
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