yesterday's qtopia rootfs

Rod Whitby rod at
Fri May 23 07:05:49 CEST 2008

Mike Montour wrote:
> The biggest pain I've had is with packages versioned like 
> "embryo-" when the build crosses midnight UTC. It 
> runs some of the steps like do_fetch and do_compile on the 22nd, but the 
> date has advanced by the time it tries to do do_install and it looks for 
> a non-existent "...cvs20080523" directory. Deleting all of the 
> tmp/stamps/... files for the affected package and then rebuilding works 
> around this, but it would be nice to have a proper fix.

This is the reason why every recipe in OE which depends on a revision 
control system state *must* have an entry in sane-srcdates or 
sane-srcrevs which ties it to a known good version, and any image 
building activity must include both of those.

Without that discipline, chaos rules.

-- Rod

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