[vlc-devel] [PATCHv2 8/8] WIP: contrib: rav1e: add cargo-vendor checksum

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Wed Aug 26 16:37:09 CEST 2020

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020, at 16:28, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le keskiviikkona 26. elokuuta 2020, 17.07.53 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > On Wed, Aug 26, 2020, at 16:05, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > Le keskiviikkona 26. elokuuta 2020, 15.42.05 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > > This is an example. This commit need to be pushed by the administrator
> > > > uploading the vendor archive into the VideoLAN FTP.
> > > 
> > > A design whereby only FTP admins can add dependencies to contribs is a
> > > non-starter IMO.
> > 
> > Any developers can update Rust dependencies themselves.
> The description for this patch claims the contrary. If *you* can't even make a 
> proper commitable patch, then there is a problem.

It's explained in "contrib: add rust rules" and "contrib: add cargo-vendor-archive.sh script".

There is a WIP as do not push. I wanted to show that, as a developer, I could push everything except this patch and have Rust from contribs working. Then, an admin might later upload the vendor archive.

> > There will be a
> > warning if you are not using the vendor archive from the VideoLAN FTP, like
> > you got a warning when you download a package from the original source
> There are no reasons to warn everybody about that. There never was such a 
> warning originally, and I don't recall this ever being discussed.
> If you don't distribute your binaries, you don't care where the sources come 
> from, so long as they are integrity-checked. And if you do distribute them, 
> but you are not a VideoLAN admin, you care if they are not on your site, not 
> on VideoLAN's site.
> That does not leave a whole lot of people needing those warnings.

OK, noted.

But, maybe a command (like make fetch) could be used by those few packagers to know that you got all the source.

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