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(Repos that provide only foo.db.tar.gz databases: closing)
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[[User:Karol|Karol]] 11:34, 16 January 2011 (EST)
 
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== <s>Repos that provide only foo.db.tar.gz databases</s> ==
  
 
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)
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:::Removed for now. If it does get updated, it can easily be readded. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 08:38, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
 
:::Removed for now. If it does get updated, it can easily be readded. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 08:38, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
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::::OK, thanks. Closing. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] 09:29, 11 August 2011 (EDT)

Revision as of 13:29, 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'
Removed for now. If it does get updated, it can easily be readded. thestinger 08:38, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
OK, thanks. Closing. -- Karol 09:29, 11 August 2011 (EDT)