[arch-dev-public] [PATCH 2/2] Accept any *.pkg.tar.* package file name

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Feb 21 08:50:03 EST 2010

Am 21.02.2010 08:47, schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
> Am Dienstag, 16. Februar 2010 01:27:32 schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
>> With this patch packages with different compressions are accepted. It is
>> ensured that one cannot have the same package with different compression
>> extensions.
>> The new functions getpkgfile{,s} are used to sanitize globed filenames.
> After a few tests with a local repo I guess I am ready to submit my changes. 
> So, here is the plan:
> 1) Add me to the dbscripts-git group and let me push my patch to the repo


> 2) Checkout the scripts into /arch or /arch-new (to be discussed)

You say you tested it, so I say /arch. Objections?

> 3) Check which packages need to be kept in gz format for a while.(is it just 
>    pacman, libarchive and xz-utils) and add PKGEXT='.pkg.tar.gz' into their 

Disregard the bash part below (bash can be any older version).

               +--bash provides sh
            +--bash provides sh

> 4) Start packaging xz compressed packages
> 5) Should we ask everyone to set PKGEXT to .pkg.tar.xz in makepkg.conf and 
>    probably ship it as default?
> 6) Apply the same changes on sigurd (community server)


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