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Re: Sharing sources in CVS



On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 16:43 -0700, Michael Thomas wrote:

> Is it possible to share a source tarball between two separate packages
> in CVS?  Alternately, would it be possible to have two spec files in the
> same CVS module, so that they could be built separately?  Or will either
> of these solutions just confuse the build system?

Yes, it's possible... The build system tracks source tarballs by MD5
hashes.  The build system will keep only one copy of the source tarball,
no matter how many packages attempt to upload it.   When no more
packages reference the source tarball it will be purged from the system.

Jeff



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