[arch-general] Is it possible to update 3rd party repo index without updating all?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Feb 28 21:45:25 EST 2014

On 02/28/2014 01:03 PM, Karol Blazewicz wrote:
>> I do this with my own internal repo by configuring it in its own separate
>> config file, Include'ing that file from the main pacman config, and using
>> pacman's --config option pointed to the custom repo file to only sync that
>> one repository when needed.

Thank you, I had not thought about a separate config, but it will work!

> See also https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/15561

Comments added to feature request.

I think allow -Sur somerepo or -Syr somerepo for non-arch repos. You could also
require { core,community,extra } to update together as a subgroup to prevent
partial-updates as a safety check.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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