[arch-dev-public] Archive cleanup (2013, 2014, 2015)

Baptiste Jonglez baptiste at bitsofnetworks.org
Wed May 30 15:49:01 UTC 2018


On 30-05-18, Florian Pritz via arch-dev-public wrote:
> So far we haven't ever cleaned up the archive
> (https://archive.archlinux.org/), but it's getting too big and I don't
> think we have any use for packages from years ago.

You never know what useful things people could do with this historical data.

What about sending previous years to the Internet Archive before deleting
them locally?

They already host quite a lot of software: https://archive.org/details/software

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