[aur-general] problem uploading

Loui louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed May 21 06:49:30 EDT 2008

Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Loui wrote:
> > Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >   
> >> Reading the bug report, there might be a work around.  If perl-critic is 
> >> the only package depending on perl-ppi, delete it, then try uploading 
> >> perl-ppi.  It seems you should always upload dependencies first.  I am 
> >> interested to see if this works.
> >
> > From what I remember about the database it shouldn't work.
> > The ghost entries for the package and it's dependencies will still
> > remain even after you delete it.
> >
> > If you're starting off fresh though, and you upload the deps first then
> > things should be alright.

> OK then.  What about, remove perl-critic.  Upload perl-ppi to 
> community.  Remove perl-ppi from community.  Submit perl-ppi to AUR.  
> Submit perl-critic to AUR.  Would that clear the ghost entry by 
> converting it to a real entry first?

That could work. I haven't looked at the [community] tools enough to be
really sure. Try it out!


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