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Ray Rashif 03-09-2010 09:09 AM

Moving to pkg.tar.xz officially?
 
On 09/03/2010, Pierre Schmitz <pierre@archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 9. März 2010 09:19:22 schrieb Ng Oon-Ee:
>> What about devs/tus who also maintain AUR packages? As I recall AUR
>> doesn't accept .tar.xz yet?
>
> You cannot upload packages to AUR anyway. Source packages can be kept as
> src.tar.gz. There shouldn't be a reall difference if you compress a pkgbuild
> with gz or xz.

Yep, the lzma change is only relevant for binaries, and all you need
to change is the third-last character of the second-last variable in
/etc/makepkg.conf :)

Btw, aside from namcap (which Ghost1227 semi-patched for
PKGBUILD.com), bash-completion for pacman needs to be updated.


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Ray Rashif 03-09-2010 10:53 AM

Moving to pkg.tar.xz officially?
 
On 09/03/2010, Allan McRae <allan@archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 09/03/10 20:09, Ray Rashif wrote:
>> Btw, aside from namcap (which Ghost1227 semi-patched for
>> PKGBUILD.com),
>
> Why... namcap in testing works fine.
>
>
>> bash-completion for pacman needs to be updated.
>
> Fixed in git:
> http://projects.archlinux.org/pacman.git/commit/?id=d85421ec

Great, then that takes care of everything now.


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Andrea Scarpino 03-09-2010 11:36 AM

Moving to pkg.tar.xz officially?
 
On Tuesday 09 March 2010 13:19:58 Giovanni Scafora wrote:
> Well, what about moving testing/namcap to extra?
ok, for me.

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