Scripting large rebuilds
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Allan McRae <email@example.com> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> Does anyone have any scripts that they use for mass-rebuilds (such as
>> the readline rebuild)? I would like to get more tools of the sort into
>> devtools, so want to see if anyone has anything existing that I could
>> import / use for this purpose.
>> If not, I will write one to do this with makechrootpkg (yay, chroots)
>> to make this easier.
> Not directly but the attached script could be useful. It takes a file of
> package names and determines the order they need built. At the moment it
> parses pacman output to get depends so it misses makedeps so that needs
Looks neat - might be useful in devtools on its own.
> Can makeworld be adjusted to do what you are looking for?
Hmm probably not. I was thinking something like:
$ omg-rebuilds /path/to/svn/checkout /path/to/chroot/dir -- readline
bash foo bar baz
Or something to that effect, that would not only build all packages in
a chroot, but auto-bump the pkgrels and dump the correct results to
your svn dir, for a later run of testingpkg...