[Mageia-sysadm] changing binrepos

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri Jul 15 19:00:33 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 13 juillet 2011 à 17:11 -0300, Carlos Carvalho a écrit :
> nicolas vigier (boklm at mars-attacks.org) wrote on 13 July 2011 18:09:
>  >I think current binrepos is not really perfect :
>  >
>  >- Using separate repository for each release require having multiple
>  >  copies of some files
>  >- removing old binary files from history is easier than before, but
>  >  still not very simple
>  >- Using the same directory structure as packages (with current and
>  >  releases directories) in binrepos is not very usefull I think
>  >
>  >So I think we could replace binrepos svn with something like this :
>  >
>  >- on valstar, a script to upload a file, accessed by ssh using "mgarepo
>  >  upload". The script saves all files in the same directory, using
>  >  sha1sum for the filename.
> Having a single directory tree for all versions instead of separating
> releases in different trees is better; that's what Debian does. One of
> the advantages is that it allows a single file to be part of more than
> one release and avoids a lot of hardlinking, which is error-prone.

I think you are speaking of mirrors, and we are speaking of the build

Michael Scherer

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