[arch-dev-public] dbscripts pkg pools

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sun May 2 17:54:30 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 12:05:19 -0500, Aaron Griffin
> <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> That is going to be a painful initial rsync...  Is it just the clean-up
>>> script that can not handle the change?
>> I'm sure we could figure something out... the cleanup script does one
>> thing that is incompatible: it removes (rm) files from each repo if
>> not in the DB - this assumes it is a symlink. It should be fairly easy
>> to replace that with a "if symlink, rm, else mv to cleanup"
>> Can anyone else see anything incompatible here?
> I think its really only the cleanup script that is directly affected.
> db-update doesn't need to know about old packages, db-move and db-remove
> only work on db files and use mv which should also work with symlinks.
> I think it's definetly worth to modify the cleanup script to handle both
> layouts...a complete resync will produce a lot of unnessecary traffic.

How's this?

> The issue left is the community repo.


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