[arch-dev-public] Status of sigurd.archlinux.org/aur.archlinux.org

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Sat Oct 27 20:33:08 EDT 2012

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 2:22 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 28.10.2012 02:10, schrieb Sébastien Luttringer:
>> On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 2:02 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Am 28.10.2012 01:42, schrieb Ionut Biru:
>>>>> We should finally have proper aliases for these. Like
>>>>> packages-submit.archlinux.org and community-submit.archlinux.org.
>>>> what is the purpose of those?
>>> Hostnames for subversion and package upload that devtools can use. This
>>> is the umpteenth time that the host name changes - these aliases would
>>> solve this problem transparently.
>> We can also use a config file for devtools programs instead of have
>> config vars harcoded in scripts.
> The hostnames are "hardcoded" in your subversion checkout - and
> migrating the checkout is annoying, because subversion sucks.
So true.

> Why are you guys arguing against having two extra DNS CNAMEs to make
> everyone's lives easier?

I'm not arguing against! This DNS trick is a good idea (so please do
it), but I _also_ suggest to have config files in devtools.


Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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