[pacman-dev] PATHNAME in sync/*/desc

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 10:04:26 EDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 02:52:43PM +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> ***
> On the PATHNAME = URL idea, I could imagine this could also be
> useful, if at all possible, because I could offload some packages
> to a variety of other backend servers according to demand. I could
> have the DBs hosted on a server with limited bandwidth but high
> availability and offload some or all of the packages to another
> server with a higher and/or cheaper bandwidth quota. I could
> perhaps use Amazon S3 cloud for important popular packages and a
> Dreamhost cheapie account for less popular packages, all from
> the same repo sync DB.

That sounds ugly.
Don't you have more transparent ways to achieve the same?

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