[arch-dev-public] WARNING libpng/libjpeg hits testing

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 14:08:00 EST 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 28. Januar 2010 18:28:38 schrieb Dan McGee:
>> This is going to absolutely destroy gerolde and our mirrors with rsync
>> backlog. We really need to start getting some of this out there if
>> possible since when we move packages from [testing] to other repos, we
>> don't have a symlink farm like we do with arch="any" packages.
> Yes I know, but I don't see any other option. Even if we move the jpng stuff
> right now, the mirrors will have a hard time to catch up. And we cannot move
> only parts as this would break everything.
> ATM it looks like this:
> 11G     community
> 1.9G    community-testing
> 3.5G    testing
> 441M    core
> 13G     extra
> 1.3G    kde-unstable
> It does not make much difference if we move testing and community-testing into
> extra right now or next week.

But not having another 1.3GB on top fo the 3.5GB will at least help
somewhat, no? Or are you planning on moving kde into [testing] and
jpng into [extra] at the same time?


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