[Mageia-sysadm] changing binrepos

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Thu Jul 28 12:55:01 CEST 2011

On Fri, 15 Jul 2011, Colin Guthrie wrote:

> But now I think about it, if 2+ packages do share the same binary, how
> do we know it's OK to actually delete the binary from the binrepos? We'd
> have to check every single packages sha1.lst file to see if it used
> it... that doesn't sound ideal....

Yes, we need to check all sha1.lst files to find unused files. It will
take some time to do it and find the files that can be removed, but it
is not urgent to remove them, so we can have a script to do it that we
only run every 6 months, or when we need more space.

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