[arch-dev-public] Tool tarball location

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Wed Oct 3 04:14:57 EDT 2007

Am Wed, 3 Oct 2007 11:03:28 +0300
schrieb "Roman Kyrylych" <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:

> 2007/10/3, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:
> > What about software snapshots? We currently use
> > www.archlinux.org/~name/mozilla/xulrunner-source-
> > for those things for example. Should we also put these snapshots in
> > the other directory? I've seen these things disappearing from
> > homedirs because of cleanups (gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg source was gone
> > after arjan was degraded/promoted to a normal user)
> >
> Yep, that's exactly what I was thinking about when replying in
> previous thread (sorry, didn't see that this new one was created).
> Let's keep homedirs as playground only, while moving used in PKGBUILDs
> to ftp/other.

A common source directory sounds good. 

Even better would be to host _all_ sources for every pkg release
somewhere. Harddiscs got cheap and we could solve any possible GPL
violence. Some other major distribution also do that.


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