[arch-dev-public] Fun with updatesync

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon May 21 13:42:05 EDT 2007

On 5/21/07, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:
> I'm getting these sorts of errors from the AUR update script, which
> is I think what's keeping the AUR updates from completing:
> ==> ERROR: could not find ekg-1.7-1-i686.pkg.tar.gz - aborting
> Do I need to use the old version of updatesync or is there some way
> to tell the new pacman 3.0 updatesync to look for old-name-style
> packages?
> I think this broke right around the update to pacman 3 on gerolde,
> so this make some sense.

Hmm, updatesync might not have been tested as well as it should have.
If possible, could you rewrite that with repo-add? The change should
be minimal, and repo-add doesn't care what the filename is (in fact,
it includes the filename in the DB itself under a %FILENAME% entry)

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