APT Repository for Minetest Mods and Subgames

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Re: APT Repository for Minetest Mods and Subgames

by mogray5 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 02:05

Ok no problem. I'll turn packaging back on when I see something posted in the releases forum.
 

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Re: APT Repository for Minetest Mods and Subgames

by TheReaperKing » Fri Sep 02, 2016 19:16

cd2 in my opinion that seems like the perfect mod to have on there since he has it set to update weekly so people can test, post feedback and get the weekly changes/updates. Maybe a WIP at the beginning or end of the name would help make it clearer? Your choice of course but me for one would love to get the auto updates to your mod.
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Re: APT Repository for Minetest Mods and Subgames

by olea » Sat Jan 07, 2017 00:31

mogray5 wrote:mmod is an APT repository available to users of Debian based Linux distributions.



WOW!

Do you code mods dependencies?

Do you automate the package creation/update or all the work is handmade?

I would really loves to know if I could reuse some of your repository sources for an automated equivalent RPM repository. I know the alien[1] tool exists but results are not clean enough (i.e.: it create directory ownership conflicts).

In the nightmare of minetest mods dependencies your repo seems like an oasis of peace :-)

[1] https://joeyh.name/code/alien/
 

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Re: APT Repository for Minetest Mods and Subgames

by mogray5 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 03:13

@olea Thanks!

I've open-sourced all of this here: https://github.com/mogray5/debmod so feel free to hack away at it and make it better.

The process of collecting mod changes and creating new packages once defined in the database is automated but there is the occasional manual intervention needed when the upstream mod devs take their mod source offline or move/merge projects.

Adding new mods/subgames to the database is a manual process at the moment and requires adding data to a back-end RDBMS database using SQL.

It's Debian centric (even the name) but if you end up making it work with RPM as well then feel free to create a pull request and I'll be happy to merge it in.
 

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