[arch-dev-public] IMPORTANT: Repo DB scripts hacked!

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 19:51:11 EDT 2007

On 9/14/07, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Thomas Bächler schrieb:
> > As rewriting the repo db scripts is a time intensive process which
> > involves cleaning up the web backend too, I did a few hacks to our
> > current scripts to support both the pacman2 and pacman3 naming scheme.
> The new scripts have been installed and seem to work fine (if you can
> call these hackish things fine). I tested updating packages in i686 and
> x86_64, I didn't test deleting, but I guess that is fine.
> It should theoretically still support the old naming scheme, but that is
> untested.
> I wanted to update devtools, but then I realized that it will break
> community. Can anyone fix the community scripts so they will work with
> the new naming scheme?

Right now, seeing as we're stalled, we have some time before devtools
hits the TUs.

I'll do this tomorrow night. It shouldn't be all THAT hard - anyone
want to lend a hand?

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