[packman] OBS 2.x and new repository layout

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at opensuse.org
Fri Dec 31 16:49:54 CET 2010

On 2010-12-31 13:48:49 (+0100), Marcel Gmür <packman at ammler.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 1:53 AM, Pascal Bleser
> <pascal.bleser at opensuse.org> wrote:
> > On 2010-12-31 01:43:22 (+0100), Marcel Gmür <packman at ammler.ch> wrote:
> >> You could also "safe" some build power by simply not building
> >> packages, which are already built and maintained at obs, e.g. I had
> >> some zypper dup issues with p7zip or some games like openttd. Are
> >> those 2 packages really the only ones?
> >
> > Oh, no, there are many more than those.
> >
> > There are basically two "positions" on that:
> > 1) yes, you're right, it's pointless and there is much more build power
> > on build.o.o (also a lot more packagers though ;))
> > 2) we had those packages first, it's not ours to remove, and the people
> > who are using the packman repository also use packman because of those
> > (and only want to add one big repository instead of a dozen of
> > repositories from build.o.o)
> both points are valid, I jsut suggested it according to the lack of
> build power. Maybe the obs worker could build for packman too, if
> those are idle?

No, that's not possible, unfortunately.

> about the splitting, will you be able to get all different repos
> listed on the yast community repos list?

Yes, I can edit that list.

> I would also propose a repo for server/network (torrents/monitoring etc.)

Maybe, we I think that we all agree that we don't want an extreme
granularity either (keep it at 3 or 4 repositories, and not a dozen ;)).

  -o) Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser at opensuse.org>
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