[arch-dev-public] FTP (re)organization
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon May 14 19:45:05 EDT 2007
On 5/14/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/5/14, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:
> > While discussing with Dale about where to put the new isos, the issue of
> > the ftp organization came up:
> > Right now, we have subdirectories, 0.1, ..., 0.8 and current is a
> > symlink to 0.8. This is bad for several reasons. It suggests that we
> > have a "release", which we don't. And everytime we release a new
> > version, we move 0.X to 0.Y, and re-set the current symlink, that means
> > the mirrors will re-pull all the current packages (which they already
> > have, but download anyway). I suggest doing this for cleanup:
> > - rm current; mv 0.8 current
> > (I know this will cause the same problem as described above, but at
> > least it will be the last time)
> > - rm release
> > - remove all isos from current/iso/* and replace them with the new ones
> > (this means we won't keep the old isos, but do we need them?)
> > - ln -s current/iso iso-download
> > so that people can find the isos more easily on the mirror.
> Afrer discussing the same issue on ICQ...
> HUGE YES!
> - remove 0.7.2
> - remove images (we don't support floppy installation anymore, do we?)
> - remove other (any sense to have it on mirrors?)
> with this additional removals we should get:
> /current/iso -> /iso-download
> this will make rsyncing with rsync.archlinux.org::ftp/ to get nice clean tree.
Remove other from rsync only- not from FTP completely. Otherwise +1 on
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