[arch-dev-public] Killing [unstable] for good

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Sat Jan 17 18:30:05 EST 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 17:15 -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Dale Blount <dale at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 12:13 -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> >> Any qualms about killing [unstable] from our FTP completely? We still
> >> have the directories and the "empty" databases sitting around. I think
> >> we've given plenty of warning to people that unstable no longer
> >> exists.
> >>
> >
> > It's only been missing from the mirror script for about a month now...
> > http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Local_Mirror
> > Any mirror setup before then with this script will be throwing errors
> > like mine is...
> >
> > Not a huge issue, it gives a detailed enough message to know that
> > unstable doesn't exist anymore and the rest of the repos continue to
> > sync...
> The rsync stanza on gerolde has definitely been gone for a while, so
> removing the directories themselves will really only affect people
> that pull everything, right? And for them, it won't really matter
> because it is just another directory that gets mirrored.

The script on the wiki pulls each repo directly so it does throw errors
if you had unstable enabled in the SYNC_REPO array.

Still not a big deal.


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