[aur-general] [signoff] devtools 0.9.0

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 18:18:30 EST 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 8:12 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> Hi TUs and DEVs,
>> I just packaged a new set of devtools today. I'll put it into testing first;
>> so please give it a try and let me know if there are any problems. And of
>> course I'd appreciate if you could also drop a line if everything works as
>> expected.
>> A warning for those who use makechrootpkg: the rw and union subdirs are no
>> longer used and cannot be used with the new tools. Aufs is no longer needed.
>> For details see http://projects.archlinux.org/devtools.git/log/
>> The most noticeable changes are:
>>      Use the host's SRCDEST and PKGDEST if defined
>>      Reset umask before touching the chroot.
>>      make sure all files are owned by nobody before building
>>      Move build and package logs to WORKDIR, otherwise it is lost
>>      Create a working copy instead of using an union layer
>>      Read pacman cache dir from pacman.conf or cli
>>      Reduce verbosity to a sane minimum
>>      simplify and optimize upload process
>>      Replace expensive merge with delete and copy
>>      Add missing -n option to getopt list for mkarchroot
>>      abort if not all local source files are under version control
>> Greetings,
>> Pierre
>> --
>> Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre
> I'm getting  this error:
> creating clean working copy
> mkdir: cannot create directory `': No such file or directory

I found the cause of this error.  This error happens when the CacheDir
is undefined. The chroot_mount function in mkarchroot then fails to
create the cache_dir directory.  It should be fixed by the commit to
give cache_dir a default value.

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