[pacman-dev] Future pacman development (3.2/4.0)

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 08:59:05 EDT 2007

On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 02:53:28PM +0200, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> > And Nagy as well :
> > http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-August/009082.html
> One more argument for universal transactions:
> Now it's not easy to replace a package "by hand".
> For example if I want to replace mplayer with mplayer-svn I can do pacman -Rd
> mplayer then pacman -S mplayer-svn, but I might have broken some deps. (Cascade
> remove doesn't help here either.). With universal transaction this would be easy.

Since mplayer-svn provides/conflicts with mplayer, what's the problem with just doing :
pacman -S mplayer-svn

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