[arch-dev-public] Moving the DB scripts

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed May 21 14:07:41 EDT 2008

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:53 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:36 PM, Eric Belanger
> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> On Tue, 20 May 2008, Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>> I'm going to move the new db scripts live. In an hour or so. I still
>>> need to generalize Pierre's testing2core script and commit it, then I
>>> will push them live.
>>> Once I do that, it is going to break the website updates for a short
>>> period - until Eliott can get to the web changes (we haven't been able
>>> to coordinate properly, so rather than wasting time, I'm doing this
>>> move now).
>>> So, if you guys could hold off doing repo related activities in about
>>> an hour or so, that'd be great.
>>> One fun addition: /arch/db-remove
>>> No more need for package files to remove a package. Syntax is:
>>> db-remove pkgname repo arch
>>> Cheers,
>>> Aaron
>> Status update:
>> Aaron just contacted me via Jabber. Due to time constraint as it's becoming
>> late, the move will happen tomorrow.
> Thanks Eric. Additionally, I added 'db-move' which is a generalization
> of Pierre's testing2extra script. db-move, testing2extra, and
> testing2core are all in /arch-new if you want to test them.
> As you can see from the commits ML, I moved openssh this way (I didn't
> know that was still in testing, my fault there)

Ok, I'm going to make this move right now. First, I am going to regen
all of the DB files with repo-add, then I will move the /arch-new dir
to /arch, and we should be gold.


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