[riot-devel] RIOT Package

Baptiste Clenet bapclenet at gmail.com
Wed May 17 10:08:50 CEST 2017

So you mean that git-cache is already used and allow to download an
archive of a .git repo?
Could you give me an example of a package that is download as an
archive and store so you don't need to git clone again?

2017-05-17 9:28 GMT+02:00 Oleg Hahm <oliver.hahm at inria.fr>:
> Hi Baptiste,
> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 08:24:50AM +0200, Baptiste Clenet wrote:
>> Concerning external package, I suggest that RIOT download and store
>> the archive in pkg folder then extract here in the right location to
>> be compiled. This is helpful when you work on a package so you don't
>> need to download it again every time after a `make clean` or when you
>> compile another example, you need to download it again.
>> What do you think?
> for Git-based packages you can use git-cache for exactly this purpose [1].
> Cheers,
> Oleg
> [1] https://github.com/kaspar030/git-cache
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