[arch-dev-public] reverse staging idea

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 18 10:51:09 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 10:44 -0400, Paul Mattal wrote:
> Since I know there have been complaints about packages remaining in 
> the ftp directories when new ones are uploaded, how about we modify 
> the /arch/db-* update scripts run by the devs to move old versions 
> of updated packages into ~/staging/<repo>/old?

How about an "old" directory stored somewhere on the filesystem
accessible by everyone? (incase the update broke something and the
maintainer isn't around to restore).

> This makes the default behavior that they stick around but aren't 
> cluttering the ftp directory.
> Just an idea I had that I didn't want us to lose.

Sounds good to me.  


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