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FS#17390 - {dbscripts} Add support for split packages of different arches

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gavin Bisesi (Daenyth) - Saturday, 05 December 2009, 04:14 GMT
Last edited by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Saturday, 02 November 2013, 22:08 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Arch Projects
Status Closed
Assigned To Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Aaron Griffin (phrakture)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 4
Private No


The use case here is mainly where pkg1 is arch-dependent compiled info, and pkg2 is shared data files that don't need to be duplicated. This would reduce bandwidth usage for both mirrors and servers, and it would reduce hard disk usage on mirrors as well.
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Closed by  Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Saturday, 02 November 2013, 22:08 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Comment by Gavin Bisesi (Daenyth) - Saturday, 05 December 2009, 15:49 GMT
dbscripts also does not support packages having a different pkgrel.
Comment by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera) - Saturday, 03 July 2010, 18:14 GMT
What is the status of this?
Comment by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Saturday, 03 July 2010, 18:18 GMT
Status is open. It cannot be implemented (in a sane way) with our current repo structure. But I already have ideas for this. (but I don't want to discuss these changes here)