[arch-dev-public] libpng todo list

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jan 16 20:00:31 EST 2010

Ionut Biru wrote:
> On 01/16/2010 05:00 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
>> Talking to Jan, we really need a custom repo for this given the size of
>> the rebuild and the length of time it will take. So I made the folders
>> needed for a [jpng] repo.
>> After making ~/staging/jpng I uploaded packages with
>> commitpkg jpng "message"
>> but then how do I get them to the repo. /arch/db-update checks the names
>> of the repo used and of course jpng is not there... What am I missing?
>> Allan
> i don't think you can using db-update. i see in db-functions has a 
> static return list.
> get_repos_for_host() {
>     if [ "$(hostname)" = "sigurd" ]; then
>         echo "community community-testing"
>     else
>         echo "core extra testing"
>     fi
> }

Would it be possible to (temporarily) add jpng to the list for gerolde? 
That way we can use "/arch/db-update jpng" to add packages to the repo 
and have all the safety measures the db-scripts bring instead of 
manually using repo-add.

Any objections?

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