[aur-dev] Git repositories for AUR packages

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 17:02:38 EDT 2014

On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 10:36:27PM +0200, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Jun 2014 at 22:16:40, William Giokas wrote:
> > [...]
> > I am very much for this (and [1] is one of my mails from more than a year
> > ago). I would recommend working with gitolite so that we can keep as
> > much of the code we need maintained upstream, as gitolite has already
> > proven its security and its efficiency. Also, it may allow other users
> > to use gitolite with database backends like the AUR without using the
> > AUR itself.
> > 
> That was our initial plan but after some investigation it turned out
> that using gitolite might be much more complicated and inefficient than
> writing a simple authorization script from scratch: We would need to
> keep the gitolite and the AUR database in sync etc.
> See [1] for an initial implementation of a ~50 lines Python script that
> does all the work.

Oh, nice. I'll have to look into this more. It looks like a lot of the
work has already been started, too!


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