[arch-dev-public] dbscripts [PATCH] 2/2

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 12:20:45 EDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 3:28 AM, Firmicus <Firmicus at gmx.net> wrote:
> It happened to me in the past that I ran "extrapkg" by mistake on a
> package that had not been updated. It still ended up in ~/staging/extra
> on gerolde, and when I ran "/arch/db-update extra" it died in the middle
> of the process of updating a dozen packages. I had to clean the mess by
> hand.
> This patch avoids this situation by checking, before starting the update
> process, whether any pkg in the staging dir is actually already present
> in the ftp repo, and in such a case removing it from the staging dir.

It almost seems like we should use vercmp for something like this,
rather than checking for existence.

I guess it's not BAD if it copies and old package there (the cleanup
script will kill it just fine), but it could be avoided

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