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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Keshav P R Subject:Re: [arch-releng] pacman.conf.{i686,x86_64} ignored by archiso? Date:Sat, 7 Apr 2012 11:34:29 +0530
 

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 21:26, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter@plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 12:41:35 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>
>> On 04/06/2012 12:12 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>> > On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:48:27 -0300
>> > Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> >
>> >> On 04/06/2012 11:24 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>> >>> in the releng env
>> >>> (http://projects.archlinux.org/users/dieter/releng.git/tree/) 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:
>> >> build.sh (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?
>> Yes, never used neither in the age of Makefile instead of build.sh. At
>> some point we used a local copy of pacman.conf in overlay (unmodified
>> from pacman package when mkarchroot does not support NOCOPY)
>> >
>> >> 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.
>> >
>> Weird. sure?
>>
>> But think that these files are never used, because:
>>
>> They are out-of-date (compared to newer pacman.conf) -> There are no
>> "SigLevel" -> Default "SigLevel" is used, that is "Optional TrustedOnly"
>> by pacman-4 -> without manual interaction pacman will not work. -> no ISOs.
>>
>> But we have ISOs all times :) Or I am missing something?
>>
>
> these files date back to back when Gerhard and I were working on the env.  I.e. multiple years ago.
> At some point, they must have been used for something.

So finally is there any iso build with testing repo enabled?

- Keshav