[arch-dev-public] devtools and db-scripts plans
pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Feb 15 06:42:55 EST 2010
Am Donnerstag, 4. Februar 2010 13:23:56 schrieb Allan McRae:
> - split-PKGBUILDs with (supported in future pacman):
> -> both binary and arch=any packages
This should be doable. But I guess we need to check the cleanup-scripts, too.
They might get confused.
> -> overridden pkgver
> -> overridden pkgrel (and only selected sub-packages)
This is not easy and you would need a repo dir for every split package;
otherwise the PKGBUILD in the abs tree wont match the packages in the repo.
> - support for xz compression (nothing needed?)
Afaik I already committed everything for this.
> - support for xz compression transition (e.g. in clean-up script)
support for several compression methods is already there; but not at the same
time. It's more complicated than it sounds. This is very likely the next issue
I'll look at.
> - support for single "package" directory with symlinks to repos
> - allow db-move to handle multiple packages
> (or add a script to help moving from community-testing)
Looks like Aaron has patches for this in his git repo
> - delta support...
That should be the last thing we want to implement. We should have xz support,
package pooling and a multi tier mirror setup first to handle the extra
traffic that comes with delta packages.
Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre
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