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

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Feb 22 23:44:29 EST 2010

Am Sonntag, 21. Februar 2010 08:47:27 schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
> 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)
> 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
> 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)

Step 1 to 4 are done by now. We have some xz packages in the repos and the 
scripts seem to work. So,what about updating the scripts in /arch and on 


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

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