[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] db-5.1 rebuild
aetherfly87 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 04:10:52 CET 2010
2010/11/1 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>
> On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 22:42 -0400, Matthew Monaco wrote:
> > On 11/01/2010 10:37 PM, Jason Reardon wrote:
> > > I'm somewhat of a mailing list lurker. I've read before that one thing
> > > is lacking in are normal users testing packages. So, I wrote a script
> > > install packages from testing when someone asked for a sign-off, so
> that I
> > > could give my input if needed. But, just for clarification, if I wish
> > > contribute in this manner, I need to run a machine solely from the
> > > repos?
> > You can get away with excluding groups of packages from testing, but I
> > think there's a good way to automate the process. I don't think there is
> > real strong desire to do so either. (If there was, a solution might be to
> > groups in testing which define packages in a related rebuild project like
> > texlive recently, xorg-server upgrade, lib* upgrade...)
> Additional dev work for no real purpose. As a user with only one main
> machine, I run [testing] and don't experience much problems. Some basic
> knowledge on downgrading is of course needed.
> Just use [testing] in totality and maybe script a way to reverse any
> particular update (for example, 30 packages updated, only reverse those)
> if there's problems.
Ok, cool. Thanks for the info.
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