[arch-dev-public] List of packages that could be rebuilt if you have nothing better to do...

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 12:51:39 EDT 2009

On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 17/10/2009, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have created a list of packages the could use a rebuild but for which
>> there is no hurry.  These include packages without the arch in their
>> filename, packages containing a .FILELIST file, packages with man pages
>> in /usr/man or uncompress man and info pages.  See
>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/Unimportant_Rebuild_List
> Good job!
> I rebuilt pidgin-encryption and all orphans packages without arch in file name.
> A note to all: if you build a package without arch in file name
> remember to remove manually the old package in /srv/ftp/.

Intead of removing the package, move it to /srv/package-cleanup. If
you make a mistake, it'll be easier to revert.

> I will fix orphans packages with man pages in /usr/man
> --
> Andrea `bash` Scarpino
> Arch Linux Developer

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