[arch-dev-public] Repository rebuilding

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 9 18:48:36 EDT 2007

On Thu, 09 Aug 2007 21:16:00 +0200
Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:

> As some of us have noticed, there's a new toolchain in current now.
> One of the new features is GNU hashing for library symbols. This
> should speed up linking libraries together. To get full advantage of
> this hashing, the ideal thing would be to have everything built using
> GNU hashing on your system. I would suggest a full repo rebuild for
> this.
> Another reason for a full repo rebuild would be the bugs we get
> regarding old packages. 

And to get correct license information pushed out to the actual
packages.  If we could combine this incentive with making sure all
license fields are correct, every package in our repos would quickly
have the license info and that would be cool.


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