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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Public mirror

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Public mirror
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 22:29:37 -0400

Zenaan wrote:
> In my mind is the concept of taking my branch and "make public", so that
> my coworker can cherry pick/ merge off my branch, to his heart's
> content.
> (And vice versa of course, he making his branch public.)
> I imagine the simplest way is something like this:
> cd ~/public_html
> ln -s ~/\{archives\} .
> So, I've read on the wiki about something called .listing files. These
> seem to be created in "Mirror" archives.

Yes. http has a problem serving archives. Arch gets around it by
providing ".listing" files, which are essentially a stored directory

> However, is there any reason I must unnecessarily mirror my whole
> archive, just to make it public? Can't I just symlink, and somehow
> create these .listing files within my main archive?


echo "it sure does" >
tla archive-fixup -A address@hidden

You'll have to do this for each archive in {archives}

> I suspect I'm still coming up against that asymptotic learning curve
> that my mind's x-axis never quite touches :)

Its a common gotcha. ;) 

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