[arch-dev-public] Syncing single repo with abs
allan at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 7 08:33:11 EDT 2008
Travis Willard wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 8:21 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Travis Willard wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>>> I was talking about JUST the command-line functionality. That is the bit
>>>> the is broken and apparently no-one uses. Selection from abs.conf will
>>>> definitely stay.
>>> OK, in that case I'm not so opposed. ;) If it looks like an easy fix,
>>> go for it, otherwise I don't think it'd hurt to lose.
>>> In the future, I was thinking some kind of configuration or syntax to
>>> allow people to sync a predefined list of packages, instead of whole
>>> repos. For example, if someone wanted to rebuild only wine, they
>>> should be able to say "abs extra/wine" or have PKGS=(extra/wine) in
>>> abs.conf and not be required to sync everything.
>>> Dunno if that sounds like a good idea to you or not, but people have
>>> requested on the forums some method to sync single packages (usually
>>> as an argument to allow anon svn access)
>> Well, I had a quick attempt at fixing this. I can get the command line
>> arguments working but at the price of a rsync transaction per arguement. In
>> a coincidence "abs extra/wine" now works but syncs it into /var/abs/wine
>> instead of /var/abs/extra/wine. I should be able to fix that though.
> Hm... dunno if that'd be an acceptable trade-off. Might put too much
> load on gerolde that way - one rsync transaction per package in our
> repos? Yikes.
Not one rsync per package, one rsyn per command line parameter. So "abs
core extra" would rsync the core dir followed by rsyncing the extra dir.
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