[arch-dev-public] Repository rebuilding
jason at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 9 17:20:26 EDT 2007
On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 10:51:29PM +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
> i'm not sure if makeworld now works with makepkg3.x - Dan/Aaron, how is
> the state? and can it handle the whole distribution? maybe we should
> add makedistro to autoincrease the pkgrel and filtering packages that
> won't compile.
> well we should have the possibility to rebuild the whole distribution
> whenever we want. every other distribution does it for their
> "releases". we should also have the option to make afford of new
> features and optimisations the toolchain gives us.
> but i see big traffic problems for our mirrors and non
> flatrate users coming. that's one downside of a rolling release.
We'd probably want to make it coencide with a cd release. That way people
could at least download new base images.
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