[Mageia-dev] mgarepo commit question

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Jun 6 17:15:41 CEST 2012

On Wed, 06 Jun 2012, Johnny A. Solbu wrote:

> Hi.
> I have a package which I want to add in Mageia. My only problem is that the package is big, 123MB, and it would take ages to upload on a 400kbps available uplink
> Is there some way I can make the mageia servers to download the source from the upstream proider, so I don't have to upload this huge file?

It's not possible at the moment.

> I notice that mgarepo have a "switch" tag available which "relocate to mirror or upstream repository". But there is no documentation on how I'm suppose to use it, that I can find.

The switch option is useful if you want to checkout from an svn
repository. Then commit on a different repository.

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