[aur-general] [AUR4] Is there a tool for using a single git repo for several packages?
Chi Hsuan Yen
yan12125 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 07:04:23 UTC 2015
On 9 June 2015 at 07:05, Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 6:33 AM, Chi Hsuan Yen <yan12125 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > (Due to my poor English, the subject may not be easy to understand. I'll
> > explain it below.)
> > Hello AUR users,
> > First I'm glad to see that AUR now switches to a git-based package
> > I'm always interested in what are changed for an AUR package. Before
> > such an information is generally not available unless the submitter
> > a comment.
> > Now I'd like to talk about my scenario. Before AUR4, I maintain a single
> > git repo for all packages. I need to re-upload all my packages now. There
> > are several handy utilities listed at the AUR wiki . Among them,
> > "import-to-aur4" seems suitable for those who use git repos before AUR4.
> > However, import-to-aur4.sh does not meet my need:
> > 1. It's designed for aur-dev rather than aur4. The workflow is slightly
> > different.
> > 2. Looks like it's a one-time script rather than for long-term use. (See
> > the example usage below)
> > Is there an existing tool that can read individual packages from a single
> > repo and push it to AUR4? A use case can be:
> > $ vim python-foobar/PKGBUILD
> > $ git commit -a -m "python-foobar: Update to version x.y.z"
> > $ ./push-package-to-aur4.sh python-foobar
> > push-package-to-aur4.sh reads from local repo, creates the repo remotely
> > necessary and pushes PKGBUILD, .SRCINFO, and other source files.
> > Hope my descriptions are clear enough :)
> > Best regards,
> > Yen Chi Hsuan
> >  https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_User_Repository
> Yes, I've been fiddling around with exactly that.
> Check out https://github.com/eli-schwartz/pkgbuilds to see how I've done
> -- I decided to use a subtree push to export per-package folders from a
> master repository to the AUR per-package repositories.
> I also have a few githooks for auto-generating .SRCINFO, suggesting a
> commit message, and auto-generating aurballs for the transitional period
> where we need to support the old and new AUR interfaces.
> The `aurpublish` script handles creating and pushing packages.
> Suggestions are welcome. :)
> -- Eli Schwartz
Thanks for the awesome tool! I've encoutered "missing .SRCINFO in commit
xxx" error, while it's another problem.
Yen Chi Hsuan
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