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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 18:58:28 EDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 5:05 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Ok, I'll do the move soon. How often should the sourceball cleanup
run? As often as the package cleanup?

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