[arch-dev-public] db-scripts and package location - Was: WARNING libpng/libjpeg hits testing

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 12:00:44 EST 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 8:04 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 29/01/10 03:28, Dan McGee wrote:
>> 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.
> Didn't we have someone working on adjusting the db-scripts so all packages
> went to a "package" directory and were symlinked to the repo? That would
> save us much bandwidth and hassle with big rebuilds like these...
> Can anyone remember who that was and if it was started?

As far as I remember, it was purely an idea. No work was started. I
will try to add it into the db-scripts next week sometime. It
shouldn't be too much work, though the cleanup scripts will need to be
reworked a bit

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