[Dev] dbscripts 20180715 release announcement, and more!
brettg at posteo.net
Sun Jul 15 22:47:19 GMT 2018
Luke Shumaker writes:
> I've rolled out version 20180715 of Parabola dbscripts.
> TL;DR: `db-move` and `db-remove` now work correctly! You can
> use them
> by ssh'ing to repo at repo.parabola.nu.
> This is essentially a bugfix release.
> Changes from 20180622 to 20180715:
> - The VCS backend is now configurable using config:VCS. This
> replaces using XBS to abstract away the VCS backend.
> * Currently, it has VCS=svn and VCS=none
> * By default VCS=none, which is consistent with the existing
> behavior (because XBS was always kind-of broken).
> * Eventually there will be a VCS=git or VCS=abslibre or
> or something.
> - Unlike XBS, which was always kind-of broken, the VCS=none
> correctly enough that `db-move` and `db-remove` work 100%
> - A dependency on expac was added.
> - Various test suite improvements.
> Known issues:
> - Documentation (`README.md`, `HACKING.org`) needs updated to
> the above changes.
> - `sourceballs` won't work with VCS=none for obvious reasons
> that's OK, because we don't use `sourceballs` in Parabola)
> - `db-update` will erroneously agree to release binary packages
> disagree with the PKGBUILD on file, because it doesn't know
> PKGBUILD is on file, because VCS=none.
> Other notes:
> - Expect XBS to be removed in the next release of libretools.
> - On winston.parabola.nu, I have run:
> sudo pacman -Sy --needed dbscripts
Terrific work, Luke! Thank you for your dedication.
Brett M. Gilio
Free Software Foundation, Member
https://parabola.nu | https://emacs.org
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