1.2.4 moving to trunk + a patch

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 30 05:14:53 PST 2004


Jamie Bennett wrote:

>If nobody has any objections I will be moving the 1.2.4 branch of nALFS
>to trunk tomorrow. This will enable us to :-
>
>	o have a stable and _working_ trunk again.
>
>	o enable the current outstanding bug fixes to be done
>	  and committed.
>
>	o find out where trunk went wrong i.e. diff the current 
>	  trunk against 1.2.4 and add in the changes slowly until
>	  everything works as expected.
>
>If I don't hear anything against this in the next 24 hours I'll do the
>swap. 
>
>As a side note, disabling of digest checking was mentioned as a bit of a
>show-stopper with people sed'ding out the md5 from profiles. I've
>attached a patch that applies to 1.2.4 which will add the -d or
>--disable-digest option which will skip md5 checking. It will be applied
>to trunk after the swap has taken place.
>
>  
>
Jamie, thanks for your work on this. We should put something in the 
profile REAMDEs showing how to use the new flag if you want to disable 
the digests.

--
Jeremy Huntwork




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