[pacman-dev] Problem with pacman 3 and groups

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Thu May 25 13:15:29 EDT 2006

On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 12:17:19AM +0200, Wael Nasreddine <wael at siemens-mobiles.org> wrote:
> There's a problem with pacman well at least the one from VMiklos
> darcs, I didn't test the one in arch's repository though but I'm
> pretty sure it has the same issue.
> If packages in 2 repositories are members of the same group, pacman
> sees 2 groups with the same name instead of one group containing
> packages from both repo, First i thought it ain't a bug but more or
> less future feature but when I tried to install a group, pacman tried
> to install packages from the first repository in pacman.conf, and not
> all packages.

the fix is not so trivial since alpm_db_readgrp() takes one group name
(like "gnome") and gives you _one_ group, not a list of groups

of course with api change it can be fixed

udv / greetings,

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