[pacman-dev] [PATCH] libalpm: sync_prepare: re-order w.r.t. dependencies

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Tue Dec 27 08:18:27 EST 2005

On Sun, Dec 25, 2005 at 04:21:00PM -0800, Judd Vinet <jvinet at zeroflux.org> wrote:
> I don't think it's necessary with -S, because of the way resolvedeps()
> processes targets.  Or am I missing something?

resolvedeps will not add the dependency if it's already in the target
list (see libalpm/deps.c:629). so if you do a pacman -S bash glibc,
the order will be bash glibc instead of glibc bash

> Also, I think there is some leakage in there.  Some list entries left
> behind due to the reassigning of trans->packages and the sortbydeps()
> call.

hm, yes, i forgot to FREELISTPTR() trans->packages. here is an updated


sortbydeps() will modify the list in place. how could this cause a

> ps: Happy Holidays to all pacman hackers!  Don't work too hard over the
> holidays.  :)

same to you! btw it's over now ;)

udv / greetings,

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