[aur-general] Huge packages in community

Abhishek Dasgupta abhidg at gmail.com
Sun May 3 12:07:48 EDT 2009

2009/5/3 Chris Brannon <cmbrannon at cox.net>:
> This argument is about a technical problem, rather than a social
> or cultural one.  The debate will go away when the technical problem is
> solved.
> Packages in [community] have categories, and one of those categories is
> "games".  One solution is a "partial mirror" script, which excludes
> packages from a mirror based on their category.
> This also obviates any perceived need to split [community].
> Someone has to write the script, but it seems like a good idea to me!

rsync has an exclude option which can selectively exclude files
from being synchronized. Removing a package from community.db.tar.gz
is also easy.


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