[arch-dev-public] Scripting large rebuilds

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 23 16:18:40 EST 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Does anyone have any scripts that they use for mass-rebuilds (such as
> the readline rebuild)? I would like to get more tools of the sort into
> devtools, so want to see if anyone has anything existing that I could
> import / use for this purpose.
> If not, I will write one to do this with makechrootpkg (yay, chroots)
> to make this easier.
> Cheers,
> Aaron

Not directly but the attached script could be useful. It takes a file of 
package names and determines the order they need built.  At the moment 
it parses pacman output to get depends so it misses makedeps so that 
needs fixed.

Can makeworld be adjusted to do what you are looking for?


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