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

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Feb 21 09:57:38 EST 2010

Am Sonntag, 21. Februar 2010 15:10:12 schrieb Allan McRae:
> /arch-new gives a fallback if necessary.  Fallbacks are good with 
> db-scripts...

Fair enough. Could anyone fix the permissinos of /arch and create /arch-new 
with the same? The dbscripts-git group should have g+s permissions here.

> >> 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 PKGBUILDs
> >>
> The use of --as-needed means we do not need all these.  So the list is 
> somewhere between this and the one Pierre gave...  has anyone got a 
> really old system we can test this upgrade on? I suppose an old 
> installer is enough.

I'll check that.


Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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