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

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 18:05:38 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I've been using /arch-test/ since you set it up. I haven't encountered
any problems.  You'll also need to add the sourceballs and source
cleanup scripts to the cron jobs.

> 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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