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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 6 10:31:16 EDT 2008

Travis Willard wrote:
> 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?

Well, "abs core" syncs every repo, including the ones I have disabled in 
/etc/abs.conf.  It is because repos are disabled from being synced, not 
enabled.  Am I doing something wrong?


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