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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] perf tools: Make target to generate self contained source tarball
Em Sat, May 29, 2010 at 09:29:48AM +0200, Sam Ravnborg escreveu:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 03:53:57PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Hi Michal, Sam,

> > Are you OK with with this change?

> No - I do not like it :-)

> But I like the concept.

I saw the scripts/package, but felt it wasn't quite there where it fits,
because there all existing cases build binary packages and this is
purely a source package, guess I was wrong then :-)

> We have some minimal infrastructure to support packaging
> and this seems like an OK fit for this too.
> Only drawback is that you need to configure your kernel
> before you can pack the source tarball.
>
> Moving the packaging support to scripts/package/
> avoiding any changes to the top-level Makefile.
>
> Appended is my attemt to add it to said file.
> But my git did not support the '-o' option so it is untested.
>
> To apply it you need your MANIFEST file (obviously).
>
> Help will say:
> $ make help | grep perf
> perf-pkg - Build perf-2.6.34.tar.gz source tarball
>
>
> You may consider to restructure cmd_perf a little so
> it exits on error. I just did the quick version here.

I'll try to do that later today, thanks a lot!

> Sam


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