Difference between revisions of "Talk:Unofficial user repositories"

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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)
[[User:Karol|Karol]] 11:34, 16 January 2011 (EST)
== <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)
: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)
::What about [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Unofficial_User_Repositories&diff=151400&oldid=prev 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. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 08:38, 11 August 2011 (EDT)
::::OK, thanks. Closing. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] 09:29, 11 August 2011 (EDT)

Revision as of 18:36, 14 May 2012

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)