[arch-dev-public] changes needed in db-scritps - Was: The docs/!docs thing again

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 07:22:53 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:44 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Eric Bélanger wrote:
>> Yes, that's what we're supposed to do; it was probably an oversight.
>> Splitting big docs like this  will be easy once  the new makepkg with
>> multi-arch support for split package will be out (assuming the
>> dbscripts can handle it).
> The dbscripts do not handle that.  They also do not handle only uploading
> one or some packages from a split package (pkgrel can now be overridden and
> a selection of packages updated).
> Allan

They also can't handle split packages with different pkgver or pkgrel.
So they'll need a major maintainance update indeed.  There is a
pending dbscripts update.  Maybe we should release it before starting
to work on them to support the new features in the upcoming makepkg.

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