[arch-dev-public] devtools, archiso, et al

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 17 09:42:36 EDT 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> Dan McGee wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Aaron Griffin 
>>> <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Aaron Griffin 
>>>> <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:10 PM, Eric Bélanger 
>>>>> <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Aaron Griffin 
>>>>>> <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 AM, Allan McRae 
>>>>>>> <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Any update for devtools? I'm still using as I want to 
>>>>>> keep
>>>>>> using my chroots.
>>>>> If you want to jump ahead:
>>>>> http://code.phraktured.net/cgit.cgi/devtools/commit/?id=ca87391f99760dc6677df419031108e65b588ecd 
>>>>> The patch is simple, as aufs supports unionfs syntax too. Actually a
>>>>> sed "s/unionfs/aufs/" should actually work too.
>>>>> Make sure to install aufs2-util though
>>>> Any qualms with me releasing devtools as it is from git?
>>> Yes- it installs a communitypkg script that will no longer work with
>>> the tupkg uploader, as it has been switched to use the devtools and
>>> upload to our other server.
>> I suppose we can just not distribute that in the package for the time 
>> being. Anyway, I will be taking the git versions of the building 
>> scripts for a spin later today so I can give them a good testing 
>> before you make a release.
> Issues I have with makechrootpkg (git master with Aaron's master merged):
> 1) there is a whole heap of issues with using ""'s around variables 
> that have *'s in them.  So the * is not getting expanded and there are 
> issues copying the completed packages and adding them to a db.  I will 
> send a patch soon.  However the fix stops people using base chroot 
> directories with spaces in them.  I personally don't care about that 
> possibility and prefer things to work in some form...
> 2) I get output like:
> which: no namcap in 
> (/home/allan/bin:/home/allan/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin/perlbin/site:/usr/bin/perlbin/vendor:/usr/bin/perlbin/core) 
> because the redirection to /dev/null is not quite right.  Again, patch 
> on its way...

Patch attached.  Applies on top of devtools git master with Aaron's 
master merged on top.


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