Re: bo is full of symlinks to rex?
Rick Macdonald <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Prior to the freezing of rex, "unstable" (rex) contained all of the
> physical files of the distribution.
> Now, "unstable" is "bo", and it has many links back to rex.
> At what point will "bo" loose the links to rex and be self-contained
Not until bo becomes stable. I know this setup is nonideal for people
who only mirror unstable, but most do mirror the whole distribution.
It's rude to have hundreds of megs of duplicate files. bo has ~100
meg of unique files right now, most of which is XFree 3.2.
Can you suggest a better solution?
> When the change occured, my mirror of "unstable" lost a bunch of files.
> Now I have to get both rex and bo. I think I can continually mirror
> "unstable" only, by careful use of the following option in mirror, but
> I haven't actually tried this yet:
That sounds like it work, assuming that symlinked directories aren't
flattened. Otherwise you'll have to filter out the symlinked
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