[arch-dev-public] [arch-notifications] Integrity Check i686: core, extra, community 22-11-2010

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Nov 22 23:32:30 CET 2010

On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 16:13:16 -0600, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>
> On Monday, November 22, 2010, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>>> Maybe it would be way more portable if we would just call the vercmp
>>> binary; or maybe python has such a method built-in like PHP has.
>> I've used distutils.version to some success for this sort of thing.
>> Not sure if it follows the pacman rules to the letter though
> Look in the archives; we switched it on purpose and sped it up by like
> 10x. So calling the vercmp binary is not a great idea.
> -Dan

Good to know; found that commit from two years ago. :-) I need to have
a closer look at that code; there is some new stuff we need to take care

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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