[arch-dev-public] pacman upgrade issue
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed May 9 14:44:36 EDT 2007
2007/5/9, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org>:
> > > Can we release a new version of pacman 2.X that downloads deps of pacman
> > > when it finds a pacman update? I don't know how much work this is.
> > The problem there is that in order for that to work, that 2.X release
> > would need to remain in the repos for a while, to ensure that most
> > users have an upgradeable version. If we put the new 2.X release out
> > there for, say, a week, some users might miss the upgrade and run into
> > the same issue.
> Very true. Again we run into the problem of releasing quickly or releasing
> "stabley". We have to make a choice: keep back pacman 3 to make the
> upgrade smoother or move to pacman 3 and force some users to go hunting for
> a solution. Either way we choose people will be critical, so this is where
> applying it to some sort of goals comes in handy.
It would be nice if new Arch release will have pacman 3 (which will be soon).
So let's not delay pacman3->current move
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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