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

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 25 09:13:50 EDT 2007

On Sat, 25 Aug 2007 11:04:59 +0200
Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:

> That's .. interesting :)
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-June/008645.html

lmao - looks like I'm a little late into this discussion, aren't I?
Oh, well, if you guys really think it belongs in the frontend, I guess
that's where it's going to stay.

> Did you have a look at pacman 3.1 ? There is just one file left, but
> not sure if it's done the way you wanted :
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-July/008941.html

DAMNIT - foiled again.  Yeah, that's a great way to do the mirror list,
although it lacks the capability of saying "Mirror X supports only
current and extra" - I suppose if there's a fallback mechanism to the
next mirror on the list if the first fails, then it's handled on its

Thanks Xavier, looks like I was beaten to the punch in both of my


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