[arch-dev-public] Repository rebuilding

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 03:00:29 EDT 2007

2007/8/10, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org>:
> 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.

And don't forget about md5sums! ;-)
There were a lot of them missing last time I remember.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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