[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN
thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Apr 8 12:08:48 EDT 2008
Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hey guys, do *NOT* try these out quite yet. Removing packages from a db
>> results in a segfault that leaves it on the web db, which will quickly
>> desync it and make a mess.
> Bah, how often do we remove packages anyway. It's still fine for
> upgrades - the "do *NOT*" warning is jumping the gun.
> I will fix this when I get a chance.
Everytime we remove something from testing to move it to core/extra. Due
to the signoff rule, that happens a lot.
>> /usr/bin/communitypkg is merely a symlink to /usr/bin/extrapkg, and
>> extrapkg has the svn commit lines instead of the CVS lines needed for
>> community. I'm not sure if this is "bug worthy", but I opened a bug
>> in community packages so TU's have a reference:
>> To all TU's, either downgrade or don't upgrade devtools until this can
>> be fixed. I mean, you could always use "cvs commit".
> Good catch. I didn't even pick up on that one. Now the kicker - how
> quickly can I/we get the community daemon converted vs putting out a
> new devtools package? Which way should we go?
Instead of a symlink, use the old (CVS-)extrapkg as communitypkg. That
will effectively fix communitypkg, so you can take your time to convert
community. As I understand you, no work has been done on that yet.
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