[R-repo-dev] Infra changes

Dan Bolser dan.bolser at gmail.com
Mon May 10 01:36:40 EDT 2010

On 8 May 2010 15:10, Pierre-Yves <pingou at pingoured.fr> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I think we should revise a bit our infrastructure.
> At the moment we have in our repo a folder SRPMS which contains all the
> src.rpm.
> Problem is that rsync this folder is really time consuming, ok we are
> suppposed to have to do it only once but after that we will need to work
> at the spec level.
> Therefore I think we should directly switch to a spec based
> synchronisation between the different builders.
> I am therefore trying to set up a cvs on bioinformatics.org.
> I will put there two folders:
> - scripts
>  -> where we can put all the scripts which are usefull to us. I already
> have a couple to look for updates, for updating the spec file...
> - specs
>  -> where will be all the spec file for all the packages.
> This would allows us to:
> - cvs co r-repo
> - run a script in the folder scripts which will download all the
> requires sources
> - generate the src.rpm via a simple bash script (for i in specs/*.spec
> do rpmbuild -bs $i.spec)
> - use smock to build the rpms.
> - sync the newly built rpms to the repo.
> This would also help us to automate the builds once the first run is
> done.
> BTW, the last src.rpm from CRAN which I have uploaded won't work. Their
> spec file is incorrect, I will try to look into that this week-end so
> that I can restart the builds on my computer on Monday.
> Ideas, suggestions, problems ??

I cant say that I follow all the details, but it sounds good. Should I
continue following the instructions on the wiki (I think I got to
about step 2)?


> Pierre
> _______________________________________________
> R-repo-dev mailing list
> R-repo-dev at bioinformatics.org
> http://www.bioinformatics.org/mailman/listinfo/r-repo-dev

More information about the R-repo-dev mailing list