[arch-dev-public] reverse staging idea

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 18 11:23:10 EDT 2007

Dale Blount schrieb:
>> 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).

+1, but outside the ftp directory. Also +1 on the cronjob idea.

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