[arch-dev-public] problem with db-update

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 16:12:59 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Firmicus<Firmicus at gmx.net> wrote:
> The db-update script drives me crazy tonight.
> I have updated and commited the pkg asymptote but for some obscure
> reason db-update stubbornly refuses to add it to the repo.
> First it worked for x86_64 but failed for i686. I found that this was
> due to a bug in makepkg that does not recreate .PKGINFO when repackaging
> with option -R (a patch for this was submitted by Allan yesterday I
> think). In any case, I have just rebuilt it the old way, ran "extrapkg"
> again, but lo an behold, db-update keeps giving me the same damned error
> message:
> [francois at gerolde ~]$ /arch/db-extra
> Updating DB for extra-i686
> ==> Copying DB file from 'extra'...
> ==> Processing 1 new/updated packages for repository 'extra'...
> Checked out revision 50068.
>    Validating package arch (i686) asymptote
>    Checking SVN for asymptote
>    WARNING: asymptote-1.83-3-i686.pkg.tar.gz does not match PKGBUILD in
> extra-i686
> Errors found when adding packages
> Updating DB for extra-x86_64
> No packages to add

The PKGBUILD in asymptote/repos/extra-i686 is for 1.83-2. This most
likely indicates a failed merge or commit by extrapkg. Try this:

cd asymptote/repos
svn revert -R extra-i686
cd ..
svn up
cd trunk
archrelease extra-i686

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