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

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri May 6 09:28:29 EDT 2011

On Fri, 06 May 2011 17:45:13 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 06/05/11 17:31, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>> On Thu, 05 May 2011 21:38:14 -0300
>> 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...)

I wont got into details here but putting split packages into different
repos is a "wont implement". It's more a limitation of how we use svn
and the repos. There was a thread about the details on the mailing list.



Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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