[aur-dev] Making the AUR package list more useful

Lukas Fleischer lfleischer at archlinux.org
Tue May 10 06:34:53 UTC 2016

On Mon, 02 May 2016 at 08:53:35, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > In contrast, the AUR currently only offers an API to support adhoc
> > queries. There are no mirrors, and the RPC interface offers strong
> > consistency with the contents of the AUR. I think we can agree that in
> > the current form, packages.gz and pkgbases.gz files aren't very useful
> > as they tend to lag too far behind reality.
> > 
> Of course. Which is why I started this thread (even though, actually, I
> do not think it is *too* bad to lag an hour or two behind; it should not
> matter in 99.9% of the use cases).

Note that I decreased the update interval to five minutes for now which
should make the list at least a bit more useful.

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