[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 12:13:50 EDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.
> > > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10114
> > >
> > 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.
I just meant that the previous email sounded like a "Everyone panic!"
email... but it's really not a huge deal. I may have just fixed it
> > > /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:
> > >
> > > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10118
> > >
> > > 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.
Hmm, that's probably be the path of least resistance - Jason, opinions?
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