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Re: [MiNT] rpm

On Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:12:08 , Thomas Jürges wrote:
> On 2014-12-20 16:51, Peter Slegg wrote:
> > You are right I was forgetting that there would be an upstream vcs,
> > I was concentrating on how the build system might be of benefit to the
> > Mint community. There are multiple vcs systems but that isn't a problem
> .
> >
> > Where could it be hosted ?  Could the sparemint server do it ? Atarifor
> ge ?
> > I don't know who maintains these.
> That's not what I was referring to.  "Upstream" refers to the original
> source of the source code for the packages.  Most software is already
> under development for other OSes (gcc, bash, python, you-name-it) and
> obviously the developers of that software already run a VCS of some
> kind.  That is where we should pull the sources from, then apply our
> patches if we have any, build the software, test, package and deliver
> the packages (rpms, tar.gz, what-not).  The patches should be sent back
> to those projects for inclusion.  MiNT-only software is the only reason
> why we would need a VCS.  But those are only a dozen or so packages.
> I hope that clarifies the software development process in the open
> source universe.

I presume the upstream repos tag their latest stable release ?

What software do we need on the servers ? Jenkins, ant, gcc, libs ?