[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Apr 8 15:04:44 EDT 2008

Am Dienstag, 8. April 2008 20:44:38 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> There was a question about moving something from testing to extra.
> Originally, the package was submitted with "testingpkg" which creates
> pkgname/repos/testing-$arch and uploads. Now, to release to extra, we
> run extrapkg to create pkgname/repos/extra-$arch and upload. Easy as
> pie.
> Removing from testing would be as simple as:
> svn rm -f pkgname/repos/testing-$arch
> Now.... head's up: I will be partially implementing the move on the
> dbscripts side. That is, if a package being uploaded to extra is in
> testing, it will do all the removal from the DB and that fun stuff...
> I don't know if I will remove it from svn or not, but I always
> could...

No idea if I got this right, but this way we have to upload the package twice? 
(OK, if this is the case I could update my testing2extra script which runs on 
gerolde anyway; so in fact it would be a local copy)


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