[aur-general] [RFC] Draft of the AUR 4.0.0 migration notification

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Sat May 23 16:14:28 UTC 2015

On Sat, 23 May 2015 11:53:24 +0200
Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:

> * Lukas Fleischer <lfleischer at archlinux.org> [2015-05-23 11:07:25 +0200]:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I just added a section to the AUR article in the Arch wiki that
> > describes how to submit packages to the new AUR. Here is a draft of the
> > notification that I plan to send to all AUR package maintainers on June
> > 1st:
> > [...]
> I think the wiki should contain some information/hints on how to
> convert existing git repos (which might be without .SRCINFO) so they
> can be pushed to aur4. I think some while ago there was a script for
> that here on the ML?
> (Sorry for not doing that myself - I'm aware it's a wiki, but I'm a
> bit busy at the moment, so I'd appreciate if someone else could take
> care of that, if people agree with the idea)
> Florian

I think the command you're looking for is

git filter-branch --tree-filter mksrcinfo <branch>

The scripts you referred to are for people who tracked all of their packages in
a single git tree. Crazy, I know, but some people are stuck in subversion mode.

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