[arch-releng] our core-dual images are too big

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Fri May 6 03:57:34 EDT 2011

On Fri, 06 May 2011 17:45:13 +1000
Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 06/05/11 17:31, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > adding exceptions in download-repo.sh to work around limitations in
> > our repo scripts is not the way to go imho.  let's get those
> > packages out of core the proper way, and let's see if/how we can
> > cut another 10MB.
> >
> That limitation in the devtools/db-scripts has been around ever since 
> split packages became available in pacman/makepkg.   I would not bank
> on it getting fixed in the short term  (or even in the long term...)
> Allan

hmm, then is it at least possible to put a hack/workaround/list of
exceptions in those tools to workaround the problem?


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