[arch-dev-public] Getting a community testing repo going

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 13:03:03 EDT 2009

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 3:59 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Ronald van Haren wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org
>> <mailto:allan at archlinux.org>> wrote:
>>    Hi,
>>    With the rebuilds currently going on in [testing], it would be a
>>    good time to get the [communitesting] repo going (or pick a better
>>    name...).  What do we need to do to achieve this?
>>    Allan
>> At least we should have a
>> - new devtools release with a communitytestpkg script
>> - pacman release with the community testing repo added to pacman.conf
> Both are really non-issues as we can just use arch-release and tell
> [testing] users to put this in their pacman.conf for the time being.  The
> main issues is getting it synced to gerolde and to our mirrors beyond.

Fuck fuck fuck. I think I just deleted all the packages in testing on
accident when I tried to do this... son of a bitch....

I temporarily disabled rsync on gerolde so I can pull all these back
from ftp.archlinux.org.... I may have lost some though..

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