[vbox-dev] SVN questions
martin at lispworks.com
Mon Sep 12 11:21:58 PDT 2011
>>>>> On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:00:35 -0500, Perry Halbert said:
> Thanks Martin,
> I had already figured that out and though it works it requires some
> intervention on every update.
> I was looking more for a tag to place in the .../debian/LocalConfig.kmk
> that would take the already generated release number and use it.
> Example: VBOX_VERSION_STRING := $(VBOX_VERSION_STRING_RAW) when we were
> compiling beta and the string was too long.
> I see where the $(svn_revision) is used in two of the three types of
> builds (assumption) and the third is 0 (zero) which is what I get when
> looking at the about in the program. I can of course manually change the
> 0 to match the release but figured there was some way to automate this.
> Line 54 of debian/rules
> svnrev :=$(if $(svn_revision),$(svn_revision),0)
If you only do SVN builds, try something like
$(shell svn info|sed -e "s/^Revision: \(.*\)/\1/;t;d")
instead of 0 (see svnver on line 64).
> On 09/12/2011 10:41 AM, Martin Simmons wrote:
> >>>>>> On Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:43:48 -0500, Perry Halbert said:
> >> Two questions
> >> I have looked through the code for some time and just can't seem to see it.
> >> Building DEB from SVN:
> >> What tag and where would I put it to *not build the *-dbg... .deb?
> >> Also when building deb, the release version is built into the file name
> >> but the release version is not included in the about screen like it is
> >> when building a *.run (it just shows r0). What would I need to do to
> >> include the release number in the about information?
> > Try creating a file callled SVN_REVISION at the top level of the source tree
> > containing the line
> > svn_revision := nnnnn
> > The deb/rpm build scripts get their revision number from that variable.
> > Oracle's build process has some unpublished steps.
> > __Martin
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