[arch-dev-public] Getting rid of the ABS <-> CVS link

eliott eliott at cactuswax.net
Sun Nov 18 22:28:53 EST 2007

> Poke. Eliott- would you be willing to work on the server side of this?
> Obviously this is no rush deal, but I feel like it would be easier to
> write a client tool if I knew the layout and specifics of the server
> side.

I'm down chief.

> I think we would stick with our current abs layout:
> <basedir>
> |--core
> |--extra
> |--community
> |--unstable
> |--testing
> |  |--core
> |  |--extra
> |  |--unstable
> |  |--community (ok, not yet, but in the future)
> |--PKGBUILD.proto
> |--proto.install
> |--local (empty directory)
> I don't know if it would need to be laid out like this on the server
> (it isn't now, but that is csup), but it would probably be in our best
> interest if we limited rsync connections to one per abs fetch.

It would be optimal (read: easiest) if we could just rsync for the
whole tree..one config stanza.

That might require a bit more work on the checkout client thing (that
will populate the server side rsync dir). Not sure..

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