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Re: [alpine-devel] Managing source packages

From: Jeff Bilyk <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:18:10 -0500

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 7:53 AM, Natanael Copa <> wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Jan 2011 12:52:49 -0500
> Jeff Bilyk <> wrote:
>> Personally, I like the simplicity of not having to redo the build
>> infrastructure to accommodate source packages.  If abuild srcpkg was
>> working and a script existed to parse aports tree and alert when a
>> source package was no longer available, I think that the current
>> setup is ok.
> Yeah, i tend to agree here.
>> As far as cleaning out the distfiles cache, a script that runs on
>> and clears out any pre 1.10 source packages
>> would be good enough imho.  When 1.10 becomes deprecated, the script
>> could then be run to clear out pre2.0 files.
> The difficult task is: how do you get a list of source files to
> delete that are exclusively pre 1.10?
I don't mind taking a crack at it, but the script will be a bit(read:
a lot) kludgy and in need of cleanup after. That being, I should be
able to get something workable.
> -nc

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