[arch-dev-public] rebuilding the whole core repo

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Tue Nov 6 13:41:00 EST 2007

On Tue, 6 Nov 2007, Daniel Isenmann wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Nov 2007 17:32:48 +0100
> Daniel Isenmann <daniel.isenmann at gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> Let me do some more work on it. After the first run, I will post
>>>> here some showstoppers for automatic rebuilds (e.g. source not
>>>> found or wrong md5sums and such things for fixing it in the
> Ok, here is a first list of packages which have wrong sources, md5sums
> or dependencies. Only for category "core/base", rest is following (maybe
> tonight or tomorrow):
> e2fsprogs:
> 	makedepends on 'bc', which is in extra
> file:
> 	failure on getting source, server doesn't exist anymore
> gcc-libs:
> 	==> Starting build()...
> 	You need the de_DE locale to build gcc.
> 	==> ERROR: Build Failed.  Aborting...
> 	very strange!!!!
> glibc:
> 	failure on getting source, wrong:
> 	ftp://ftp.archlinux.org/other/glibc-patches-2.7-3.tar.bz2 right:
> 	ftp://ftp.archlinux.org/other/glibc/glibc-patches-2.7-3.tar.bz2
> iputils:
> 	makedepends on 'jade', which is in extra
> kernel26:
> 	wrong md5sum for file config
> klibc-extras:
> 	failure on getting source, wrong:
> 	http://ftp.archlinux.org/other/klibc-extras/klibc-extras-2.3.tar.bz2
> 	right:
> 	ftp://ftp.archlinux.org/other/klibc-extras/klibc-extras-2.3.tar.bz2
> pacman:
> 	makedepend on 'doxygen', which is in extra
> reiserfsprogs:
> 	failure on getting source, connection timed out on server
> syslog-ng:
> 	makedepend on 'glib2', which is in extra
> vi:
> 		----snip---
> 	having patch file:7.1.147
>        having patch file:7.1.148
> 	Number of patches does not match the patchlevel!
> 	Edit the PKGBUILD accordingly!
> 	==> ERROR: Build Failed.  Aborting...
> That's all from core/base. I'm not saying, that I'm totally right on
> that, but that are the errors which makepkg/makeworld reported.
>> Even if it isn't fully complete, feel free to post it here for people
>> to look it over and offer suggestions and maybe help. Of course, we
>> don't want another bikeshed here, but a second (and third and...) set
>> of eyes always helps.
> Sure I can, but it is only very small. What I have said, need some
> improvements. It was just a proof of concepts, if an automated rebuild
> of a repo is scriptable. I know, that makeworld is a little bit
> outdated, but it works very well for this. Here it comes:
> ---------------begin----------------
> #!/bin/bash
> #increment all pkgrel
> for i in `find -name PKGBUILD`;do
>        #getting pkgrel number after =
>        package_pkgrel=`cat $i | grep pkgrel= | cut -d'=' -f 2`
>        #extract number before dot in pkgrel
>        beforedot=`echo $package_pkgrel | cut -n -d'.' -f 1`
>        #add 1 to pkgrel
>        new_pkgrel=$[$beforedot+1]
>        #write it back to PKGBUILD
>        sed -i "s:pkgrel=${package_pkgrel}:pkgrel=${new_pkgrel}:g" $i
> done
> build base
> makeworld -S -r -i --noconfirm -c -f ~/packages_rebuild base
> -------------end--------------------
> Daniel

Before rebuilding the repo, we should make sure that all PKGBUILD have a 
license.  That way, all the new package will have a correct license. Does 
the core packages all have a license field?


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