On Fri, Jan 28, 2022 at 11:51 AM Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou at pingoured.fr> wrote: > > Good Morning Everyone, > > Nowadays we have different structures in the git repositories of the dist-git > instance for CBS and for CentOS-Stream. > > CBS' dist-git (used by the SIG and for CentOS Linux 7, CentOS-Stream 8), uses > something like: > ├── .gitignore > ├── .kernel.metadata > ├── SOURCES > │ ├─ .... > │ ├── patch-5.14.0-redhat.patch > │ ├─ ... > │ └── x509.genkey.rhel > └── SPECS > └── kernel.spec > > Ie: patches and other sources in a SOURCES folder, spec in a SPECS folder and > the link between the git repo and the lookaside cache is done via the > `.<packagename>.metadata` file. > > source: https://git.centos.org/rpms/kernel/tree/c8s > > > On CentOS-Stream 9, the structure is similar to Fedora's structure where > everything is in the top directory. > source: https://gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/rpms/kernel > > > I was wondering if there has been some thoughts given on harmonizing these > structures? I am particularly interested on changing them for SIG building on > the top of CS9. It would make pulling changes from gitlab onto the SIG's repo a > lot easier I believe. > I suspect there may be some work to do for this and if I'm pointed to the right > direction, I wouldn't mind having a look at it but first I'd like to know if > it's a good idea :) > > So... what do you think? > For the love of all things good, *please* change it to match Fedora! Hyperscale gets burned badly by this because we regularly cross between CBS and Fedora/EPEL. And now with CentOS Stream 9, we're working with all three, and it's *extremely* annoying for workflow automation. So if you can, *please* make git.centos.org use the same layout as src.fedoraproject.org! -- 真実はいつも一つ！/ Always, there's only one truth!