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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 14:56:27 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:22 AM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I think everything is in there and live in /arch-test/

Can I get one or two "go aheads" to move it live? Then we can work on
this malarky.

As for the db-scripts changes here - we simply need to be able to grok
info internal to the other functions, yes?

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