[arch-dev-public] Problem with web dashboard: massive orphaning of packages

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Sep 14 04:13:47 EDT 2008

Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Dusty Phillips <buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> I tracked down the problem and fixed it. The basic problem is that
>> there are two packages in i686 right now that have their arch set to
>> x86_64:
>> texlive-core
>> texlive-htmlxml
> Looks like the little "hack" of renaming files instead of rebuilding
> them bit us in the ass here.
> The DB scripts currently look for the arch in the filename, but don't
> validate the PKGINFO.

They should. Instead of renaming the file, Francois should have used 
makepkg -R with CARCH set to i686.

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