[aur-dev] Package blacklist for the AUR

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Thu Feb 10 03:18:07 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 06:50:14PM +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 10:08:54AM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> > AUR side:
> > * Using CHAR as a datatype is absolutely silly in new code, use
> > VARCHAR, and why do anything shorter than 255 or 512?
> > * On that note, almost all CHAR usages in the current schema are silly
> > and should be using VARCHAR- anything on the Packages table,
> > PackageCategories, PackageSources, TU_VoteInfo, AccountTypes,
> > Username/Email/Passwd/IRCNick on Users.
> I just copied that from another table schema, but you're absolutely
> right. I'll work on replacing all that CHAR stuff with VARCHARs later.
> Might become a kinda ugly updating process from 1.7.0 to 1.8.0 :)


> > * Oh my, I forgot we are still on MyISAM for the AUR. Please to god
> > switch to InnoDB and use transactions instead.
> Full ack. I'll talk to Loui about that.

Fixed. Everything should be compatible with InnoDB now (talking about
what's in my working tree - didn't push to gerolde yet). Also, aurblup
uses transactions by default.

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