[aur-general] [RFC] Draft of the AUR 4.0.0 migration notification
scimmia at archlinux.info
Sat May 23 17:19:09 UTC 2015
On Sat, 23 May 2015 18:50:44 +0200
Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> * Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> [2015-05-23 11:14:28 -0500]:
> > 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.
> That's actually the situation I'm in - but I guess the wiki should
> have some pointers for both cases.
> > Crazy, I know, but some people are stuck in subversion mode.
> I disagree - I never used SVN and used git since about 5 years, but I
> really don't want to clutter my GitHub account and/or own git page
> with 37 repos, most of it only containing a single file.
Do you put all of your configs and other projects in the same repo? That would
be cleaner, too, wouldn't it?
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