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

Marcel Korpel marcel.korpel at gmail.com
Tue May 26 15:42:32 UTC 2015

* Tai-Lin Chu <tailinchu at gmail.com> (Tue, 26 May 2015 08:25:10 -0700):
>> use git filter-branch --tree-filter to add .SRCINFO to earlier
>> commits
> using git filter-branch  --tree-filter for any new commit is wrong
> because it will run on all past trees. A lot of inefficient work is
> done here.

No, you run that command once to correct all previous commits, i.e. to
include a .SRCINFO file in each commit, otherwise the AUR will choke on
commits not including those metadata.

After this, you can just run mksrcinfo and commit changes.

Best, Marcel

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