[arch-general] [testing] protocol - {WAS: [arch-dev-public] WARNING - glibc-2.13-2}

Seblu seblu at seblu.net
Mon Feb 7 05:26:45 EST 2011

2011/2/6 Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
> On 06/02/11 20:16, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
>> On Sun, 2011-02-06 at 20:10 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>>> I have removed the glibc-2.13-2 package until a fix is committed to
>>> upstream git.  All users should downgrade to the version in [core].
>>> Allan
>> While I understand why Allan did this, shouldn't this be unnecessary for
>> the [testing] repo? Those who use it know what to do, after all....
> Probably.  And if the breakage was more minor, I would have left it there
> (e.g. what has been done with the make package).   But given I still do not
> 100% understand the bug and the there is no real schedule for an upstream
> fix, I thought it best to just make everybody's life easier and remove the
> package for the time being.

Why not just remove the patch increment pkgrel and let pacman -Su do the rest?

Sébastien Luttringer

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