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Old 01-19-2008, 11:49 AM
"Roman Kyrylych"
 
Default issues with cleaning a shared pacman cache with new -Sc behaviour

2008/1/19, Alessio Bolognino <themolok.ml@gmail.com>:
> 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.
>
> This one
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-March/007767.html
> maybe?
>

2008/1/19, fancris3 <fancris3@aol.com>:
> http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=29555 ?

Thank you guys! :-)
Will try both today.

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Roman Kyrylych (*оман Кирилич)
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Old 01-19-2008, 02:52 PM
"Dan McGee"
 
Default issues with cleaning a shared pacman cache with new -Sc behaviour

On Jan 19, 2008 6:49 AM, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/1/19, Alessio Bolognino <themolok.ml@gmail.com>:
> > 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.
> >
> > This one
> > http://archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-March/007767.html
> > maybe?
> >
>
> 2008/1/19, fancris3 <fancris3@aol.com>:
> > http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=29555 ?

I grabbed this one some time a while back, it is probably the same as
one of the above. I can't remember if I made any modifications of my
own to it.

-Dan
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