[pacman-dev] Time for changes

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Thu Sep 28 17:23:56 EDT 2006

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 04:00:43PM -0500, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, I don't have a link to your web view (darcs IIRC), can you send
> that, so I can take a peek - it's probably on your front page
> somewhere, but I'm at work and rather busy.


> > when i first saw pacman, i had two big issues and two small ones:
> > - if foo conflicted with bar, and foo was installed pacman -S bar did
> >   not work (that patch is already merged to the cvs)
> I'm not sure I understand this one.  If foo and bar conflict, bar
> shouldn't be installed if foo is installed... can you explain this
> case more?

pacman2 offered to remove foo and installed bar. nowadays pacamn3 does
the same

> This will remove quite alot of repetative install files (depmod for
> modules, all the font stuff for fonts, all the gnome stuff, vim doc
> regeneration for vim plugins, etc etc).

the ability to create such hooks is a great idea, imho :)

udv / greetings,

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