Re: [eigen] Providing non-tag downloads over BitBucket

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Yeah, I'm very tempted to just hope that this won't happen again; let
me know if it would help to make new tags.

Manually adding tarballs to the download area would be tedious, I'd
probably rather switch to a different hosting service than do that.


2012/1/4 Thomas Capricelli <orzel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
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> Ok, i went and searched for more information. Because of some
> unrelated problem, bitbucket indeed made a change in how tarballs are
> generated. The change was done in november. I'm surprised you (bsd
> devs) only have this problem with eigen and not other packages.
> Anyway, this is not something we can change... I've talked to some guy
> from bitbucket, and they now are aware of the problemm s that we can
> just hope they wont change this anymore... and update those checksums.
> Sorry for that :-(
> Thomas
> On 02/01/2012 00:05, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
>> Comparing FreeBSD's own copy of the 2.0.16 tarball [1] with the
>> one currently being provided by BitBucket [2], it looks like only
>> the tarball name (and the directory inside it) have changed from
>> eigen-eigen-2.0.16 to eigen-eigen-<hash of the commit which the
>> tag points to>. diff shows no difference in the actual contents.
>> As a packager, I would appreciate if Eigen started providing "real"
>> download tarballs in the Downloads section in BitBucket (like other
>> projects do) to prevent this kind of issue -- I guess tarballs
>> which are not created automatically do not risk being changed by
>> BitBucket.
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