[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Only query pacman upgrade when performing actual upgrade

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 9 06:01:29 EST 2007

Xavier wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 09, 2007 at 07:54:37PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>> Attached is a patch that fixes FS#7147.  The query about upgrading 
>> pacman separately is not needed when the -p and -w flags are used.  It 
>> is really only a one line patch...
>> I wasn't sure whether to use "alpm_trans_get_flags()" or "config->flags" 
>> as this seems to vary across files.
>> Allan
> Ah yes, I see. I think you don't really have the choice before the trans is
> initialized (before alpm_trans_init call). You have to use config->flags.
> But in the part you edited, the trans is already initialized, so I guess we
> can use both there, without any differences. Since alpm_trans_get_flags is
> already used in that part, it's probably fine to use that.
>>  From df921cc477d3c999bb8889b4c88cdb3867691c0c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com>
>> Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 19:44:30 +1000
>> Subject: [PATCH] Only query pacman upgrade when performing actual upgrade
>> Fixes FS#7147.  Do not ask about upgrading pacman when -w and -p
>> flags are used.
>> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com>
>> ---
>>  src/pacman/sync.c |   74 
>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------------------
>>  1 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
> The lines are broken again :(
> I believe the policy is to put the patch inline, but personally I would
> prefer a working attached patch, rather than a broken inline one.
> Besides, as vmiklos pointed out earlier, mutt shows them inline, even when
> they are attached. Why don't other mail clients do this :p
Attached version...

You are right about policy.  The submitting-patches files says:

  Patches should be contained in the actual body of the email.  There 
are many
  reasons for this.  Firstly, it makes them easier to read with any mail 
  it allows easier review "at a glance", and most importantly, it allows 
  to comment on exact lines of the patch in reply emails.


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