[TYPO3-core] src-, dummy- and blankpackage: back and forth - and forth and back?!

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Thu Jul 28 11:29:16 CEST 2011

Oliver Hader wrote:

> Hi Helmut,
> Am 27.07.11 21:23, schrieb Helmut Schneider:
> > Oliver Hader wrote:
> >> However if it's easier for the FreeBSD port to have a dummy
> >> package, we still can deliver an addition dummy for 4.6 and future
> >> versions as well.
> > 
> > Thanks, but I'm fine with the blankpackage. It's just that
> > installation and package creation of src-/dummy- and blankpackage
> > require a slightly different Makefile.
> > 
> > So if you already decided to provide blankpackage as default in
> > future you could make my work easier if you provided the
> > blankpackage (if necessary for other users in addition to src- and
> > dummy-) from now on and for all supported versions.
> Alright, that works of course. We're using Phing for packaging and
> it's just like calling another target in the build script. So it's
> possible that we put the blankpackage of older versions to
> SourceForge.net as well.
> The build scripts could be used by anyone by the way (of course
> without uploading stuff to SourceForge.net due to missing permission
> ;-). You can find these things documented here in the wiki:
> http://forge.typo3.org/projects/typo3v4-distribution/wiki
> I'm going to modify these script today and will rearrange some things
> (have builds only at one place and use the blank, dummy, introduction
> repositories just for storing the resources).


> Besides that we're thinking about the possibility to fetch the
> distribution directly from Git (without using a build script here
> since everything is pre-prepared then).
> So, just in case that's interesting for you as well.

I will have a look at it when I have time to. Currently my highest
priority is to provide the security fix for the FreeBSD users asap.

Cheers, Helmut

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