[arch-dev-public] Syncing single repo with abs

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 6 10:13:55 EDT 2008

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 5:33 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> So looking at abs I noticed it at some stage had the ability to sync single
> repos:
>> abs --help
> Arch Build System 2.1 -- synchronization utility
> usage: /usr/bin/abs [options] [repository1 [repository2 ...]]
> <snip>
> If no argument is given, abs will synchronize the repositories specified in
> /etc/abs.conf.
> But this no longer works...  I'm guessing this came about with the switch to
> rsync.  Given it has been a while since the switch to rsync, I'm concluding
> that nobody actually uses this and will remove it rather than fix it.  Any
> objections?

Um, actually, that feature came about WITH the switch to rsync.  How
doesn't it work?

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