[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] [pacman-dev] debug package repositories

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Mon Apr 15 10:00:14 EDT 2013

On 15 Apr 2013 15:50, "Rashif Ray Rahman" <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 15 April 2013 17:52, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > In fact, I will provide the needed patches for a separate [debug] and
> > [community-debug] repo if that is what is decided to happen.
> I personally think that is the only way to go about it. I wouldn't
> want -debug packages to take up search output, but I'd want them to
> exist somewhere accessible.

Couldn't pacman be fixed to only show debug packages in search results when
you ask for it with a switch? Maybe something similar could be done for
language packages?

> An immediate possibility is to simply duplicate buildscripts to the
> debug repos and push only debug packages there.
> Of course, that'd be a manual process, and stuff won't be in
> sync/integrated, but it does mean that it's not anything impossible
> given our current packaging infrastructure.
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