[arch-dev-public] assembling new repos while old ones stay as-is

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Sep 13 18:57:21 EDT 2007

Am Freitag, 14. September 2007 00:50:32 schrieb Damir Perisa:
> why not assemble the new [core] without doing any modifications on the  
> [current]? creating a [extra2] that is replacing the extra and then
> just assemble these two new repos with the contents from the old ones
> you like. after finishing everything, just update pacman in the old
> repos to look for the new repos instead the old ones and release a
> new ISO.

imho that`s they only way to go. Working on a "living" repo is a really bad 
idea. What happens if we realise that we did something wrong or the creation 
of core isn`t that easy as expected? 


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