[aur-general] Replacing nexuiz with xonotic

Marco Schulze marco.c.schulze at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 10:47:57 EDT 2011

Why not have a subscribe-only repository for very big packages? The 
PKGBUILDs can still be used directly, so no one loses.

Another possibility is having pacman download and package static data 
from upstream directly at install-time.

On 21-10-2011 11:30, Matej Ľach wrote:
> On 21/10/11 15:21, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>> "Alexander Rødseth"<rodseth at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> How about a [bloat] repo for packages over 512MB.
>>> - A
>> That wouldn't really solve any problems though. Sigurd would host 
>> that repo nonetheless so the same restrictions apply.
>> -- Sven-Hendrik
> I am not sure why direct donnations are no longer accepted, but 
> especially now, when Arch's popularity is raising rapidly, [5th place 
> at distrowatch] I think it would be suitable to launch them again.
> Linux Mint for example, is able to cover the majority of their server 
> costs through subscribers and donors.
> Why not Arch?
> Is this somehow conflicting the Arch Way?
> I think at least for a dedicated server[s] for large and often 
> downloaded packages this could work.

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