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

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Thu Aug 20 08:06:05 EDT 2009

Allan McRae a écrit :
> Firmicus 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). 
> Not by me...  But if you are repackaging the same files for i686, you
> probably want arch=any.
> Allan
I thought it was this patch:

And I don't know why makepkg worked for x86_64 on another machine and
not for i686 on another one. Perhaps because I have not yet updated to
pacman 3.3.0 there? (Can't check this now).

I already use arch=any whenever I can ;)

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