Unpopulated subdirectories for amd64
Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Tue Sep 28 08:25:15 PDT 2010
On Tue, September 28, 2010 2:41 am, PrzemysÅ?aw PaweÅ?czyk wrote:
> I'm learning the DFBSD community website.
> I've found that .../stable/... subdirectories are unpopulated contrary
> to .../stable/All. See .../stable/graphics and others.
These packages are normally uploaded by the bulk build mechanism that
creates them all. The bulk build puts all the binary packages in /All,
and then creates symlinks in all the other directories.
The symlinks aren't uploaded, which hasn't been a problem in general
because everything (pkg_add, pkg_radd, etc.) looks in the /All dir by
default. I've been a bit nervous about having all those links uploaded; I
don't know if mirrors will download them as links or treat them as files
and download the actual data all over again.
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