[aur-general] community back-end rewrite

Callan Barrett wizzomafizzo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 05:09:21 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 5:23 PM, bardo <ilbardo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the only work done is in AUR2, but I don't know if they have
> touched the backend. Could any of the involved people update us on its
> status?

What AUR2?

> Here I agree with Loui: it doesn't make sense to separate the AUR and
> the [community] backend, they are tightly coupled and so they should
> be. The risk is to break things if two groups move independently.
> And I'm not really sure we could reuse some code, but writing an SCM
> abstraction layer that makes us independent from CVS and SVN could be
> userful for the main repos, too. I don't think it's a stupid idea
> because we just need the basic operations that every SCM provides...

Also if we're talking about AUR2 I think the plan is definitely to
separate them, but when that happens there won't be two sets of
queries but rather abstracted.

Callan Barrett

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