[arch-dev-public] [PATCH 0/4] create-filelists patchset

Dan McGee dan at archlinux.org
Sun Feb 28 20:16:10 EST 2010

Pierre/Aaron/Thomas, you guys have worked on these the most of anyone.
Any thoughts, or can I just push these?


On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> This is a series of patches to make create-filelists a lot more efficient at
> what it does, and also make the files database a lot more useful. The end-user
> result is that the files database also includes the 'desc' and 'depends'
> entries found in a normal .db.tar.gz database.
> As far as other changes, the package loop rework patch is the most important
> one. Rather than inefficiently unzip every package to get the .PKGINFO file and
> determine its name and version, we use the .db.tar.gz directly which saves us a
> ton of work in most cases.
> Comments welcome, I'm not sure who is the head honcho that will pull these in,
> but it does help setup re-adding file support in archweb in addition to making
> this cron job suck a bit less. We might even think about running it more often
> than once a day now.
> -Dan
> Dan McGee (4):
>  create-filelists: general cleanups
>  create-filelists: s/REPO_DB_FILE/FILES_DB_FILE/g
>  create-filelists: rework the package loop completely
>  create-filelists: include desc/depends entries
>  cron-jobs/create-filelists |   78 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
>  1 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

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