[arch-general] ABS and pacman

Manolo Martínez manolo at austrohungaro.com
Tue Sep 25 14:34:37 EDT 2012

On 09/25/12 at 08:16pm, Karol Blazewicz wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Manolo Martínez
> <manolo at austrohungaro.com> wrote:
> > Would it be possible/make sense to have pacman inform us whenever it is going to
> > substitute a package that has been ABS'd?
> Why not put your tweaked packages in 'IgnorePkg' in pacman.conf?

Many times these tweaks are temporary and, indeed, newer versions make
them unnecessary. It can definitely be done as you suggest, but I think
it'd be in the spirit of the help provided by, e.g., .pacsave and .pacnew files, to have pacman issue a warning.

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