[arch-dev-public] reverse staging idea

Tom K tom at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 18 14:29:24 EDT 2007

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> 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.

Yeah, that works for me too.

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