[pacman-dev] release roadmap?

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Feb 1 15:55:06 EST 2006

On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 06:46:14PM +0100, Aurelien Foret <aurelien at archlinux.org> wrote:
> The ORE tags from the file lib/libalpm/sync.c are placeholders for 
> missing chunks of code.
> The commentaries associated with the tags were copied/pasted from 
> commentaries in the pacman.c file from pacman 2.9.7 to remind me to 
> implement the missing sections.
> Implementing code for these parts may not be obvious and may need to be 
> discussed.
> This is the most important task to achieve before pacman 3.0 can be 
> released.

imho this is now done

> On the library side, I really would like to have error messages and log 
> callbacks be reviewed. pm_errno usage is missing in some parts of the 
> code. manpages are needed too.

cmiiw, but these are solved, too

> Upon release, the library must be usable (documented, and errors 
> returned to the frontend must be really clean).


> On pacman side, outputs should be checked too. The ORE tag in 
> src/pacman/log.c must be fixed.

a patch to fix that ore tag is just sent

> Last, but not least, more tests are needed, especially for backward 
> compatibility between pacman 2.9.x and the library.

this is something you can decide, i mean what tests fail

so it would be nice if we could make a new todo about what must be done
before the first 3.x release

udv / greetings,

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