Re: Large data packages in the archive
Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Luk Claes wrote:
>> Are you sure that the current sync scripts make that possible and won't
>> sync everything unless explicitely stated differently and will keep
>> working without intervention for the time being? Because otherwise it's
>> like Joerg said not an option IMHO.
> I can't tell for sure, but I don't even think that's relevant.
> Because let's say source package foo is already in the archive and builds
> foo and foo-data, the former being an arch-dependent package and the latter
> independent. If the 'data' component is added, next upload of foo should
> build foo-data placing it under 'data', causing no more traffic than the
> one caused by a new upload of foo without the data component.
I don't think existing packages would be the main part as they usually