[arch-releng] [RFC] [PATCH] [syslinux-iso] Workaround download-repo.sh, remove extra gcc pkgs

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Mon May 16 22:52:17 EDT 2011

On 05/16/2011 07:21 PM, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
> <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> On 05/16/2011 07:08 PM, Dan McGee wrote:
>>> With that said, you've taken a totally job-agnostic script and hacked
>>> it to death for only [core], and it will do really silly things when
>>> maybe someone does want to download a full repo without exceptions.
>>> Why aren't you doing this in a more sane fashion outside of the script
>>> itself? I know this is going to be a bit of a hack wherever it ends
>>> up, but this is the wrong place to do it.
>>> dmcgee at galway ~/projects/archiso/configs/syslinux-iso (master)
>>> $ grep 'core' download-repo.sh | wc -l
>>> 0
>> Yes, this is really bad.
>> Maybe a newer script just for core-workaround ?
> I was thinking something a bit simpler.
> * Get the package names using `pacman -Slq $REPO` and drop the cut/tr
> B.S. at this level. Convert it to a bash array.
> * Command line takes an exclude list, or file, or something. Parse
> this into a bash array of package names, should be pretty
> straightforward.
> * Loop the pacman provided list of packages; if any value is present
> in the blacklist, drop it.
> * Proceed as we do now; when looping ^^ prepend "$REPO/" to each, and
> use this list for download.
> Obviously this isn't trivial, but it shouldn't be more than 20 lines
> or so. However, it makes it a lot easier to blacklist, unblacklist,
> and track said changes using version control once it is in place.
> -Dan
Yes, much better, I will see can I do...

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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