[arch-releng] archiso /repo directory naming

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Thu Aug 11 09:26:40 EDT 2011

On 08/11/2011 05:42 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:13:18 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> On 08/10/2011 04:01 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I see there are two directories with packages:
>>> /repo/any ->   contains packages for "any" architecture
>>> /repo/pkg ->   contains arch specific packages (i.e. i686 on an i686
>>> live cd) plus symlinks to all files in /repo/any
>>> my questions: why do you name the directory /repo/pkg and not
>>> something like /repo/i686 ? specifying the architecture seems more
>>> sensible and consistent to me. Also, since these images are the
>>> copies of what's in core, why not use the name "core" in there
>>> somewhere? like /repo/core-any and /repo/core-i686 or even better..
>>> why not follow the same convention as used on our mirrors? that
>>> seems like the cleanest. then it would be /repo/core/os/any
>>> and /repo/core/os/i686 (not sure why the 'os' subdir is needed
>>> though)
>>> Dieter
>> Please decide what pathnames like for both directories, I will change
>> them ;)
> apparently 'os' is deprecated.
> So:
> /repo/core/any
> /repo/core/$arch (i686 or x86_64 depending on which live environment,
> maybe the dual images can even have them both?)
> Dieter


Dual images mount only one architecture at time. My initial 
implementation of dual-images also support x86_64(kernel) / 
i686(userspace) but was removed (adding a second isomounts), in this 
case is valid to mount both.

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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