[arch-dev-public] Missing packages?

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 28 09:08:13 EST 2007

On Nov 28, 2007 8:41 AM, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:

> Dan McGee wrote:
> > On Nov 28, 2007 2:25 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> The following appear to be missing for i686:
> >>     firefox
> >>     pidgin 2.3.0-1
> >>     ddrescue 1.6-1
> Interesting. I haven't actually run the db update script to put
> ddrescue 1.6-1 in the repo yet. Why, then, would it report it
> missing? It appears 1.5-1 is still in the db file.

It's missing because that's the version of the PKGBUILD in cvs  marked

The CURRENT tag is _supposed_ to mean "this is the version currently in the
repo" - if you've tagged a package CURRENT and not added the package into
the db, then you've made a mistake.

> This seems like erroneous erroring on the part of the db update
> script; it should not consider packages missing until *that* dev
> runs the update script, not any dev.
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