[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Allow repo name to be specified on command line

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri May 30 20:36:25 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 7:31 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 7:25 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 6:44 PM,  <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> From: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
>>> Move the extrapkg script to the name repopkg. All of the corepkg/extrapkg
>>> etc. scripts will retain their same behavior; however if the program is
>>> called with the name repopkg the first parameter passed will be used as the
>>> repository name to upload to.
>>> Note that the non-existence of this directory on the remote end will
>>> probably result in failure.
>>> Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
>> Would you mind doing a:
>> if name == repopkg:
>>   if $# -ne 1:
>>      omg abort! yell yell yell
> I thought of this, but there are bigger problems.
> 1. scp options are there. You could end up trying to repopkg yourself
> into the -l repo
> 2. Uploading with a commit message:
> fix the download URL
> would send your upgrades to the 'fix' repository.
> So [ $# -ne 1 ] wouldn't really do the full verification job at all.

oi vey! why can't scripts write themselves? when do we get robots to
do this for us?

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