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Old 01-19-2008, 07:04 AM
Alessio Bolognino
Default issues with cleaning a shared pacman cache with new -Sc behaviour

On Sat 2008-01-19 09:43 , Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> Hi!
> I've found an issue that appeared after the change in -Sc behaviour.
> It now removes "uninstalled" packages from cache which is good for
> majority of users, but is bad for shared pacman cache users.
> With a pacman cache shared between machines it is impossible to
> correctly clean it with pacman if a set of installed packages on them
> is different.
> I remember there was at least one script posted here or on forums that
> removes old version of packages from a specified directory
> (it was provided as a helpful tool for managing local repositories
> AFAIR), but I cannot find it.
> Could someone who have this (or similar) script please share it?
> It needs to be posted to our wiki page about a shared cache, and maybe
> Phil's rucksack script needs to be modified as well.

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