[arch-general] Pacman version 2.98 or pacman 3.0
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 21:22:39 EDT 2009
On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Baho Utot<baho-utot at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-07-25 at 14:48 -0400, Daenyth Blank wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 13:03, Baho Utot<baho-utot at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
>> > I need pacman 2.98 or 3.0 and the dependencies, either the PKGBUILDS or
>> > the binaries.
>> > I need this for an older system (distro)
>> > Is it still available?
>> > Thanks
>> Out of curiosity, why do you need the old copies?
> The current version just have too many dependencies to be able to use
> them. The older one only needs libtar,fakeroot and libdownload. THe
> new one requires somewhere around 10.
pacman itself only requires libarchive and libdownload/libfetch...
makepkg and friends bring in the other deps.
Also note that the old pacman did not use libdownload - that was added
in 3.0 I believe
Still... the old versions are just bad compared to the current pacman
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