[adelie-project] Re: Splitting debug packages into separate repositories

From: Molly Miller <adelie_at_m-squa.red>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 19:22:06 +0100

On 2019-07-01 17:08, A. Wilcox wrote:
> I would like to formally suggest that we take our -dbg packages and put
> them in a split repository, such as system-debug and user-debug.
> Non-stratum 1 mirrors could choose whether or not to mirror these as
> well. This would take a significant amount of disk space pressure off
> of stratum 2/3 mirrors.


> So, the overall size reduction would be about 20 GB per architecture.

Reducing e.g. the 1.0-beta3 package set by 80GB (as a low-ball estimate)
would reduce the repository to about 40GB in size, which makes hosting
multiple different versions concurrently a much more feasible prospect
for potential stratum 2/3 mirror providers.

Received on Mon Jul 01 2019 - 18:39:25 UTC

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