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

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Tue Nov 1 05:52:17 EDT 2011

On 01/11/11 09:57, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> 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
>> games.
>>    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
Arch-Games is indeed dead, most of the maintainers became TU ironically...

Making repo categories would indeed be a mess as Sven states.

Jelle van der Waa

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