[arch-general] Why not create a new repo specified for games ?

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Nov 1 04:57:27 EDT 2011

goodmenzy at gmail.com wrote:

>Hi all, 
>   I noticed that there are some games in the community repo.
>Some of them has _HUGE_ data packages. 
>   Why not create a new repo for those games? That will save 
>some bandwidth if a mirror maintainer decided to not support
>   By far, not everyone play game on our ArchLinux.

Not this discussion again. If you start this way, then how about separating out other big packages as well? This doesn't exactly keep things simple.

Besides, other distros have much bigger binary repos than we do and they still get mirrored.

-- Sven-Hendrik

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