symlinks to releases
julian_chu at openmoko.com
Mon Sep 22 06:13:19 CEST 2008
On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 07:51:42PM +0200, Minh Ha Duong wrote:
> > Is it really necessary to have date-less symlinks to versions?
> > [ ] Om2008.9.rootfs.jffs2 19-Sep-2008 15:55 68M
> > [ ] Om2008.9.rootfs.tar.gz 19-Sep-2008 16:03 49M
> > [ ] Om2008.9.splash.gz 03-Sep-2008 21:58 2.4K
> > [ ] Om2008.9.uImage.bin
> > Discussion?
> Interesting question. I never understood why archive maintainers did that.
> Maybe someone can explain us ?
* Our PM wants lets people can see a simple URL like
* In other side, we hope the filename can keep the information of date.
It's not about "when did the file be create". It's about "when did we
pick up the release of OpenEmbedded Building System."
An Engineer can see the name and to know "If I checkout out the date
of OE tree, I can start building the same image."
In most case both of the date are the same, but sometimes it's different.
it's like Om2008.9. We release in Sep19, the date of OE tree we pick
up is Sep 16.
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