[arch-dev-public] Tedious: Moving packages from testing to the real repo

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 1 19:21:40 EST 2008

On Fri, Feb 01, 2008 at 05:53:27PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> I've noticed this process is real tedious.
> cvs update
> tag -d TESTING or TESTING-64
> tag -F CURRENT or CURRENT-64
> ssh archlinux.org
> mv files from testing to staging/testing(64)/del
> cp staging/testing(64)/del to staging/$REPO(64)/add
> run /arch/db-testing(64)
> run /arch/db-$REPO
> It gets even more tedious when you have to do it for both architectures.
> So, I want to improve this, but I want to know what _you_ all would
> like as a usecase here? Should there be a script on gerolde to do it,
> or should it be part of devtools with the db-scripts still run on
> gerolde. Opinions?

Judd used to have a promotion script.  It didn't do the tagging, but it
moved packages.  I don't know whatever happened to it...

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