[aur-general] pkg.tar.gz files in community cvs

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Sep 20 10:55:58 EDT 2008

stefan-husmann at t-online.de wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 15:51:41 +0200
> Subject: [aur-general] pkg.tar.gz files in community cvs
> From: "Sergej Pupykin" 
> To: "Discussion about the Arch User Repository (AUR)"
> Hi,
> somebody add and commit pkgfiles into CVS.
> vym and bibledesktop packages.
> --
> Hello,
> that was me. I was following the wiki, and this were my first packages
> in community. Is doing so wrong?  If yes, I am sorry. 
> The problem then may be also valid for packages for codeblocks and
> ex-vi.

I cleaned up ex-vi.  As I am sure Angel pointed out to you already, you 
only need to add the PKGBUILD, install file, Changelog and any patches 
to cvs.  You do not need to add the package.

> BTW I could not upload a package for fotoxx (categor, getting an error
> message similar to this:
> failed to create lock directory for `/home/cvs-community'
> (/var/lock/cvs/./#cvs.lock): Permission denied
> cvs remove: failed to obtain dir lock in repository
> `/home/cvs-community'
> cvs [remove aborted]: read lock failed - giving up

My guess is both you and another TU tried commiting to cvs at the same 
time.  Try uploading again.


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