[PC-BSD Testing] repository removal

Curt Dox tigersharke at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 08:32:42 PDT 2012


On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 8:27 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

> On 08/17/2012 17:19, Dewey Hylton wrote:
> > would it be possible to delay removal of repositories for a bit longer
> than is currently done? as far as i'm aware, rc1 hasn't even been announced
> - yet i've just had to troubleshoot a brand new b1 installation because its
> associated repository has already been removed from the mirrors i'm using.
> >
> > while "testing" needs to be done on the latest branch/snapshot/release,
> having this happen is a real pita for some of us.
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> Yes, we will keep the last one online longer in the future. I didn't
> expect FreeBSD to take so long announcing RC1, so we are kinda in limbo.
>
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> Kris Moore
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Perhaps relegate it to an 'attic' space, like 'legacy' or similar, rather
than a certain time limit to keep it in place, but '*automatically*' remove
those snapshots and beta stuff after final release.
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