[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Tue Apr 8 17:17:38 EDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 09:04:44PM +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> 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)

Oh, I see what you're saying.  I'll make an amendment to Aaron's comment.
If you're moving a package from testing to extra, usually an "archrelease
extra" is all you need from the trunk directory.  You do *not* need to
upload the package again.

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