[arch-dev-public] filelists for packages

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat May 17 07:39:48 EDT 2008

2008/5/12 Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>:
> Hi all,
> I have created a script which generates an archive containg filelists of every
> pacakge in our repos. This makes it possible to show a list of files on the
> webpage or implement some tool to search for a package by giving a filename.
> I have set up a cronjob (see createFileList in my home dir) for doing this
> once per day. It is implemented somehow incremental, so serverload is quite
> low. At the moment I save the output at
> http://dev.archlinux.org/~pierre/test-repo/. What do you think about moving
> those files to /home/ftp and make them available on every mirror?
> Filesize is not a real problem; even with using gz instead of bz2:

> The file format is the same as the one used for the repo-db files for pacman.
> Currently I use this data to feed my webbased package browser, but make those
> files available to the public some users might implement some cool command
> line tools etc..

This can be useful.
Has this been moved to somewhere in /home/ftp ?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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