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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Build target to wrap dist/install in a .deb arch

To: Keir Fraser <keir.xen@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Build target to wrap dist/install in a .deb archive
From: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 11:50:31 +0100
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At 22:23 +0100 on 11 May (1305152611), Tim Deegan wrote:
> At 17:56 +0100 on 11 May (1305136560), Keir Fraser wrote:
> > IOW you are posting this as an aid for other devs, not for applying to the
> > tree? Personally I wouldn't be in favour of sticking this kind of thing in
> > tree.
> I was suggesting checking it in, actually; just pointing out that it's
> basically just using .deb format as an easy way do do uninstalls.
> This is something I've been asked for by people who are trying to code
> and test against tip of Xen without regrooving test boxes all the time.
> Linux has something similar in its tree, as a shell script rather than a
> Makefile target.  If you prefer, I could rework this patch as a script too.

Scriptified version attached. 



Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Principal Software Engineer, Xen Platform Team
Citrix Systems UK Ltd.  (Company #02937203, SL9 0BG)

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