[arch-dev-public] Be careful when releasing packages

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 18:29:25 EST 2010

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Ionuț Bîru <ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 12/08/2010 09:19 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> we just had a couple of problems again with the repo-add dying in the
>> middle of updating the db. There are still some differences, so please
>> have a look and fix you packages:
>> http://www.archlinux.org/packages/differences/
>> ATM I cannot recommend releasing new packages or moving them until the
>> server is fixed. If you ignore this warning make sure you really know
>> how to recover the repo manually (which is really annoying btw.) I also
>> don't see an easy way to implement automatic recover on any error in
>> dbscripts. (and even if I implement it, its very likely that this
>> recovery would segfault itself in the middle of some action and screw
>> things up even more)
>> In some cases it might be possible to restore the db file by copying
>> over the db.old file (make sure to make another backup of the original
>> db file before). I have also disabled the cleanup script.
>> Greetings,
>> Pierre
> all of them fixed

Since it's fixed, should the cleanup script be re-enabled?

> --
> Ionuț

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