[arch-dev-public] Debug package support in dbscripts

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Thu Dec 16 15:35:05 UTC 2021

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On 14/12/2021 21:22, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> Hi All,
> Foxboron has been working on support for debug packages in dbscripts the 
> past year. The progress has been slow but we are at a stage where we 
> want to deploy the dbscripts portion of this. That means that on 
> Thursday 17:00 until 20:00 UTC+1 we will close down repos.archlinux.org 
> for any package updates.
> The idea is to try limit any potential unforseen bugs and have a small 
> testing phase before opening it like normal. If we do find bugs we will 
> rollback any changes and work out the bugs.
> If everything goes according to plan we’ll work on a devtools patch that 
> would allow debug package updates. Then it is up to us if we enable 
> debug for all packages or make it opt in.
> If people are curious about the introduced changes, they can be found here:
> https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/dbscripts/-/merge_requests/21
> The original proposal from November last year can be found here:
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2020-November/030222.html 
> Cheers,
> Foxboron & Jelle

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