[arch-general] pkg-proxy ?

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Sun May 16 05:32:21 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-05-15 at 23:47 +0200, Andre "Osku" Schmidt wrote:
> 2010/5/15 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>:
> > Check out 'pkgd'
> thanks, works nicely!
> only couple issues that would be nice if it could do too (or already
> does, and i just didn't find out how)
> - not usable from arch installer. i assume i cant use it as proxy
> setting what is asked in the installer. but maybe i can somehow else
> use it from the installer?

You would need (AFAIK) to install some packages first to start using it.
> - if the package is not found on the pkgd server, it will be loaded
> from internet to the client machine. is there a way to tell the pkgd
> server to download it and serve it to the client ?

Not that I'm aware off. Talk to Xyne.

Perhaps you'd just want to set up your own mirror. There's projects for
that as well in the AUR, just search.

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