[arch-dev-public] Split packages across repos

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 14:54:35 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 3:37 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Allan McRae schrieb:
>> Hi,
>> I have just noticed that it appears currently not possible to have split
>> packages that have some packages in [core] and others in [extra].   This
>> make the gcc split a lot less attractive (gcc-{fortran,objc,ada} are all
>> currently in [core] and not [extra] where I intended).  Does anyone have
>> ideas on how we could handle this?
> Just db-remove them all from testing, archrelease core and extra, put the
> packages in the right staging dir and run the db. It should work I guess.
> That said, I want it too.

What would need to be done to make this easier? If the above works
(and I don't know why it wouldn't), it seems fairly straightforward to

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