godeps plugin enhancement... maybe?
simon.fels at canonical.com
Tue Aug 9 05:50:59 UTC 2016
On 09.08.2016 07:46, Ian Booth wrote:
> Hi folks
> Firstly, thanks for the recent godeps plugin.
> I'd like to be able to control where the git checkout goes, or better just snap
> from source. When the pull step runs, it places all the source into
> It takes a loooong time to checkout everything and then run godeps, especially
> when godeps runs to pull all the dependencies one by one.
> I'd love to be able to have the plugin be able to use an existing source tree in
> my gopath which I have checked out and already pulled dependencies for (ie the
> place where I work with my IDE). That way my workflow could be to hack on my
> code locally, and then build the snap directly from source on disk; godeps will
> just skip over almost all the dependencies since they already exist.
> I can see that snapcraft supports source types of git, bzr, hg, svn, tar, or zip.
> I really want a source type of "file" and I give it a directory like
You could just specify:
to build from the same directory the snapcraft.yaml file is in or
specify another dir like
But not really sure if that works for Go as well and if the GOPATH is
> The above would be used in lieu of <snapcraft-dir>/parts/juju/go/src
> By having a source type of "file", the git pull step would not be required and
> my local development workflow would be much better and faster - hack in my IDE,
> build snap, test etc.
> Is there a way to do that now that I am not aware of, or is this a "patches
> accepted" thing?
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