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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 3 20:17:26 EST 2012

On 04/01/12 05:02, Ionut Biru wrote:
> 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.

Wouldn't the libpng and libtiff rebuilds overlap substantially.  It
might be worth doing both at the same time.


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