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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Dieter Plaetinck Subject:Re: [arch-releng] pacman.conf.{i686,x86_64} ignored by archiso? Date:Fri, 6 Apr 2012 17:12:20 +0200

On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:48:27 -0300
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <> wrote:

> On 04/06/2012 11:24 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > in the releng env
> > ( it seems the
> > pacman.conf.{i686,x86_64} files are now being ignored. (i enabled testing in there but it's not used)
> > Frankly I don't even know/remember how this ever worked, I can't find a reference to these files anywhere.
> > How does one control which pacman.conf archiso must use during building of the arch environment it puts on the isos?
> >
> > Dieter
> >
> I do not know about how these scripts works, the only thing that I can
> say is about archiso:
> (wrapper to mkarchiso) does not have a parameter to set a
> pacman.conf, so mkarchiso by default will use /etc/pacman.conf.
has this always been like this?

> Can you point me where is supposed to be used these files in
> releng-scripts? I can not found any references in the tree.

exactly, that's what I said. I don't know where these files are ever used. They should be used when building the iso's.