[aur-general] [Announcement] First public git repo of the complete AUR.

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 18:52:05 EST 2011

On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 4:58 PM, keenerd <keenerd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/6/11, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You probably want to grab the tarballs, and extract what's in those.
>> The next release of the AUR will only have tarballs and PKGBUILDs.
>> The other files won't be extracted.
> Hey, you are stealing my idea!  :-)  AUR3 does that, and it saves
> several hundred megabytes.  Completely worth it.
> -Kyle
> http://kmkeen.com

I fail to see how this is worth it, imo, a better system is to convert
to git and not track the src.tar.gz

Is there a good reason for this switch? To save 450mb is not a good
reason imo, for an incomplete listing of all the files.


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