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They are incompatible with [http://projects.archlinux.org/pacman.git/tree/NEWS?id=v3.5.0 pacman 3.5]. What do we do with them? -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] 19:47, 2 May 2011 (EDT)
 
They are incompatible with [http://projects.archlinux.org/pacman.git/tree/NEWS?id=v3.5.0 pacman 3.5]. What do we do with them? -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] 19:47, 2 May 2011 (EDT)
 
:I decided to remove them. Since they're still broken, it's a pretty good indication that they aren't maintained. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 08:02, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
 
:I decided to remove them. Since they're still broken, it's a pretty good indication that they aren't maintained. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 08:02, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
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::What about [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Unofficial_User_Repositories&diff=151400&oldid=prev unarch]? unarch.db.tar.gz only,
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<pre>
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[karol@black ~]$ pacman -Syu
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...
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error: failed retrieving file 'unarch.db' from us4all.info : Not Found
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error: failed to update unarch (Not Found)
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...
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[karol@black ~]$ pacman -Sl unarch
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error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/unarch.db: Failed to open '/var/lib/pacman/sync/unarch.db'
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</pre>

Revision as of 12:33, 11 August 2011

Is there a reason many (most?) user repos don't provide files.tar.gz? http://projects.archlinux.org/dbscripts.git/tree/cron-jobs/create-filelists

Without it tools like pkgfile won't work.

Karol 11:34, 16 January 2011 (EST)

Repos that provide only foo.db.tar.gz databases

They are incompatible with pacman 3.5. What do we do with them? -- Karol 19:47, 2 May 2011 (EDT)

I decided to remove them. Since they're still broken, it's a pretty good indication that they aren't maintained. thestinger 08:02, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
What about unarch? unarch.db.tar.gz only,
[karol@black ~]$ pacman -Syu
...
error: failed retrieving file 'unarch.db' from us4all.info : Not Found
error: failed to update unarch (Not Found)
...

[karol@black ~]$ pacman -Sl unarch
error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/unarch.db: Failed to open '/var/lib/pacman/sync/unarch.db'