[arch-dev-public] Scripting large rebuilds

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 17:45:53 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Montag, 23. Februar 2009 22:26:36 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>> Or something to that effect, that would not only build all packages in
>> a chroot, but auto-bump the pkgrels and dump the correct results to
>> your svn dir, for a later run of testingpkg...
> Would be ncie to have some helper scripts. I use some dumb scripts to manage
> the kde rebuilds: http://git.archlinux.de/build-scripts/tree/kde
> Maybe some of those can be extended to be more genereal. Espeically this which
> sets pkgver, pkgrel and updates the md5sums: http://git.archlinux.de/build-
> scripts/tree/kde/update-pkgbuilds (the awk scripts is stolen from some post of
> the forums ;-))

And I just noticed the undocumented -i flag to makechrootpkg, which
installs a package without dirtying the chroot - this just became way
easier :)

More information about the arch-dev-public mailing list