[arch-dev-public] Reducing traffic usage during package move between repos

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Sep 2 05:21:23 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-09-02 at 11:05 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> This can be avoided if we (instead of moving everything at once),
> just 
> start doing this for new packages and leave the old ones where they
> are. 
> There is no need to resync already synced packages.


Just place new packages in /all/ or /pool/ and symlink them to the
repos. One issue is that mirrors need to synchronize this new directory
This will reduce a lot of traffic when packages are moved from testing
to core.

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