[aur-general] [PATCH] initial support for any architecture.

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 12:17:19 EDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/19 Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> I thought of that. The reason I decided not to was because some
>> packages could move, say, out of testing for i686 and NOT x86_64. I
>> don't know if that's a common case though.
>> Perhaps we can do this: move all packages by default. if the arch is
>> specified on the command line, move only that arch. or in code -
>> looparches="${ARCHES[@]}"
>> [ -n "$2" ] && looparches="$2"
>> for arch in $looparches; do
>> .... do move logic here
>> done
> I just committed a patch to github for adding any architecture support to
> db-move and db-remove:
> http://github.com/abhidg/dbscripts/commit/67e112955482397bae1971fa60e1634a92ec361c

I'm trying to figure out if it would make sense to also remove the old
symlinks, or if the cleanup scripts would handle it just fine... I
think the cleanup scripts would work

The last thing on the list would be adding a block to the cleanup
scripts to cleanup 'any' packages that don't have remaining
symlinks... seeing as the 'any' dir doesn't have a real DB, we can't
clean it up like normal, but if it symlinks to nothing, it can be

Thanks for all your work on this, you're my hero - and the FIRST
outside contributor to the db-scripts :)

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