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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 16:28:12 EDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 4:21 AM, Jan de Groot<jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> 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.
> +1
> 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
> also.
> This will reduce a lot of traffic when packages are moved from testing
> to core.

Sounds good to me. If someone provides a patch for the dbscripts, we
can get this in faster. I plan on tagging a new release soon anyway

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