[arch-dev-public] split packages (WAS: Re: Heimdal changes - moving sqlite to core?)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 14:01:22 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Andreas Radke schrieb:
>> just a small question: will the new makepkg with split support allow to
>> us to build for several repos(e.g. libs to core and documentation to
>> extra)?
> The problem is not makepkg. The problem is how we will integrate split
> packages support into our repository scripts. Do we have any idea about that
> already?
> Allan, you did some work on package splitting, do you have an example
> PKGBUILD that demonstrates how this will work?

I know, at the very least, the db-scripts are going to need updating
to deal with split packages.

We may have to rethink the way we handle "repo tagging" in svn. Any
ideas would be appreciated.

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