[pacman-dev] Dynamic repository updates?

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Fri Sep 7 17:43:41 EDT 2007

On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 09:24:48PM +0200, Xavier wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 08:03:43PM +0200, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> > I like the idea; but I'd prefer if pacman (or a script) could download a fresh
> > mirrorlist from the net (and then may rank them).
> I realize this is probably not ideal, but you can always do :
> wget "http://projects.archlinux.org/git/?p=pacman.git;a=blob_plain;f=etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist.in" -O mirrorlist
> sed -i "s/@CARCH@/i686/" mirrorlist

What if we just posted an up to date mirror list as a file and had an
update-mirrors.sh script included in pacman that would update them?

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