[arch-dev-public] Reducing traffic usage during package move between repos
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 05:02:20 EDT 2009
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 11:58, Roman Kyrylych<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 11:55, Roman Kyrylych<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 11:41, Dieter Plaetinck<dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
>>> I think a big improvemt will be when we fix it so that if we move packages from testing to extra/core, mirrors will not see as a "file remove and a new file", which causes a lot of unneeded traffic.
>>> if we make this system use symlinks or whatever this can be handled much better.
>>> but other then that, I think the current syncing system is fine. (the "getting" part is something different. see tiered setup,mirrorbrain etc. discussions)
>> Since we already use symlinks for -any packages this proposal looks okay.
>> The layout could be like this then:
> Oops, copy-paste error. Should be this way.
This is just an idea. Feel free to shoot it if you don't like it.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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