[pacman-dev] Remaining issues
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 12:12:50 EST 2007
On Dec 21, 2007 5:12 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 11:53:24PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> > We are close to release, folks. Anything else outstanding that is critical?
> Hm well, nothing critical, but I thought there were several things that
> needed to be taken care of before the release, and not much happened during
> these last two weeks (sorry, I didn't have much time).
> 1) not important, easy to fix:
> * -Ru patch from Nagy is ready for quite a while, and it doesn't change any
> existing behavior, it just adds a new feature (however, it adds a new message
> to be translated) -> my unneeded branch
I'll try to look at this the next few days, and plan accordingly.
Maybe this would be better in a 3.1.1 release?
> 2) more important, easy to fix:
> * testdb is broken
> I fixed this on my testdb branch, and also added conflicts checking. nothing
I pulled the bugfix patch, and I'll consider the other stuff sometime as well.
> * one memleak from Nathan was apparently ignored :
> and also, a little and good patch for ignorepkg :
> both pushed to my working branch
Both pulled to my working branch now (your links got cut off too btw).
> 3) important, hard to fix:
> * the backup handling is in a poor situation :
> (with 3.1 , reinstalling filesystem makes the .pacnew appear though)
> * another weird issue with directory symlinks
> these two areas are my favorites (read: this really pisses me off).
I know we have problems here, but as far as I can tell, we don't have
regressions. Correct me if I'm wrong. Regressions are show-stoppers,
but problems are not (if they were, we would never be able to
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