[arch-general] arch rollback machine

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Tue Dec 3 20:43:15 EST 2013

On 03/12/2013 10:36, archlinux at jelmail.com wrote:
> On 03/12/13 02:09, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
>> [2013-12-02 23:55:29 +0100] Sébastien Luttringer:
>>> Ok, you want a fake db files with all versions of the same package.
>> No, he just wants a directory with every version of each package in it.
>> He won't ever update the db (no `pacman -Sy`) but can still install any
>> package he needs with `pacman -S` using the outdated local db he has.
>> If that's too big a directory to index, just drop an empty `index.xhtml`
>> in it. People don't need to list its contents, they just need to know
>> that they can have their pacman look for any version of any package
>> there.
> Exactly spot-on - except that I will do `pacman -Sy`periodically but not
> necessarily before installing a new package.
> Also areed that indexing or browsing it is not a requirement.
> Many thanks to you.

I created a new directory[1] with all packages inside it and I updated
the wiki.

[1] https://seblu.net/a/arm/all/

Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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