[arch-dev-public] Test repository with gcc8

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 13 16:20:05 UTC 2018

On 2018-02-13 16:13, Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public wrote:
> On 02/13/2018 09:29 AM, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>>> I have updated gcc in the repository to snapshot from 2018-02-11
>>>> (r257571). Additionally, if you have access to soyuz, the repo can be
>>>> easily used in build chroots with 'gcc8-x86_64-build' command (which
>>>> also enables [testing]).
>>> Nice, thanks!
>>> Could you enable the password-less rules for sudo that are already setup
>>> for extra-x86_64-build?  Currently gcc8-x86_64-build asks for a sudo
>>> password, but most of us are not sudoers on soyuz (and don't need to be).
>>> Baptiste
>> Try now. My change may be overwritten as I didn't add it to our Ansible
>> playbooks but I cross my fingers to see 8.1.0 soon.
> Would it be worth adding a sudoers configuration that allows any
> /usr/bin/*-x86_64-build command? On the theory that that is a rather
> specific script suffix, and is exceedingly unlikely to be created in
> /usr/bin/ for any reason other than as a symlink to archbuild with a
> corresponding /usr/share/devtools/pacman-*.conf (which is presumably
> something that should always be allowed).

I'm not sure if it's worth it as the repo is only semi-official, and
besides I've had time only for a band-aid today. Also you know where the
infrastructure repo resides and I'll be more than happy to run 'git am'
your patch if you share it on #archlinux-devops.


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