Switch to pkgctl after Git migration completed

Hi, I notice that in the Git migration completed post here https://archlinux.org/news/git-migration-completed/, it says:

For users of the now deprecated asp tool, you will need to switch to pkgctl:

$ pacman -Syu "devtools>=1:1.0.0-1"
$ pkgctl repo clone linux

what does this step mean and do I need it? I just finished merge the pacman.conf.pacnew, and also download devtools just now in case it is needed.

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Not if you don’t have asp installed, which you can check with:

pacman -Qi asp

And on what it is:

Arch Linux build source file management tool

(c) https://github.com/falconindy/asp

So for those who have used it, steps above just fixes it’s absence and switches to pkgctl program instead.


Oh, and sorry if it’s not clear, that step is a must for everyone:

Update your system and merge the pacman pacnew /etc/pacman.conf.pacnew file. This is required as we have moved the [community] repository into [extra].

pacman -Syu "pacman>=6.0.2-7"

But that’s pretty clear :upside_down_face:


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