[pacman-dev] feature request: pacman lock file

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 15:59:26 EDT 2007

On 8/23/07, Thomas Bächler <thomas.baechler at gmx.de> wrote:
> I have several chroot environments that all use pacman as their package
> manager. I use a shared /tmp directory between them, so that X
> applications and some other things work across the chroots.
> This however is a problem with pacman, since pacman puts its lock file
> in /tmp/, which means I cannot use pacman simultaneously in these
> chroots. It would IMO be a better idea to put the lock file in
> /var/lib/pacman/ instead, which ensures that the lock file and the
> pacman database are always tied together.

Already implemented in pacman GIT. :)


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