[arch-dev-public] new flac

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Aug 1 11:27:19 EDT 2007

On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 11:21:49AM -0400, Jeff Mickey wrote:
> On 8/1/07, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> > If they go to current directly instead,
> > the packages that depend on it should be rebuilt during the same run of
> > db-extra/db-arch. Wasn't this one of the reasons we have testing?
> Any reason /arch/db-* can't/shouldn't run checkpkg themselves, and
> force you to say "/arch/db-extra --force" or something if you want to
> add something to the db that has a sobump?  It seems like namcap is
> something you run locally to check out your package, but errors are
> not blockers to release of a package a lot of the time.  checkpkg's
> errors are almost usually a blocker to release.  I think if it has an
> error in checkpkg, just send an email to arch-dev, and add it to
> [testing] until everything is caught up.

Do you remember my email before about SONAME bumps that aren't important?
Do you just require a --force for those?

It's also difficult for checkpkg, it doesn't know that there's a SONAME
bump, all it knows is the diff output it gives.

Patches welcome.

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