[arch-dev-public] Rebuilding [extra] packages for signing?

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 3 14:02:48 EST 2012

On 01/03/2012 08:43 PM, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 7:25 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Do we want to do a mass rebuild for the packages in [extra] that are not
>> yet signed?
>> There are currently 800 packages remaining unsigned.  In December,
>> around 20 to 30 packages were newly signed, so if we stick at that rate
>> we will have [extra] fully signed by mid 2014...
>> Allan
> FYI, there is a major libtiff and a minor xine-lib  rebuild in the
> pipeline.  They'll happen when the current db and libarchive rebuild
> will be done or maybe earlier if they don't overlap with each other.
> There is also an upcoming bash-completion rebuild (the completions
> will be moved from /etc to /usr/share) but I'm waiting for pacman 4 to
> leave testing for that. I'm not really sure why it's still in
> testing...

ok then, libpng rebuild can wait until those are done.

I'm not very happy starting this since we almost for sure need to patch
every package, unless they gained support in this time.

> There's the possibility of several unsigned packages ending up on
> these todo list so it might be worth while to wait after these
> rebuilds before doing any package signing rebuild.
> Eric


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