[arch-general] Building local repo - eliminating dups - why some new x86_64?
allan at archlinux.org
Tue May 19 02:31:46 EDT 2009
David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. wrote:
> I'm building a local repo for boxes to update via the lan instead of
> redownloading. I have my repo on my local server as:
You might want to look into this: http://xyne.archlinux.ca/info/pkgd
> I have moved all files for my two x86_64 boxes to the arch/x86_64 dir and I
> am filtering with a script to eliminate dups by moving the lesser numbered
> packages to arch/x86_64/oldpkgs. Testing the script before the actual move of
> packages, I ran across this anomaly in some filenames: (script output) 
> ttf-isabella-1.003-3.pkg.tar.gz -> oldpkgs
> tunepimp-0.5.3-5.pkg.tar.gz -> oldpkgs
> tzdata-2009f-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz -> oldpkgs
> unrar-3.8.5-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz -> oldpkgs
> As shown above, there are multiple packages where the earlier version did
> *not* contain the x86_64 designation where the current package now does. Are
> these the same packages? If so why did earlier packages not have the x86_64
> and when was the architecture added? Are all packages now going to have the
> architecture specified?
Pre pacman-3.0 (I think), the architecture was not included in the file
name. Anything in the [community] repo still will not have the
architecture name as the [community] repo scripts do not handle it yet.
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