[pacman-dev] (Most likely) final RC before going to testing

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 03:39:09 EST 2007

On 2/21/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> This RC fixes the way conflicts and backups are handled.  It should
> work correctly and more efficiently.  In addition, backups are
> proactive.  That is, adding backup=() to a package does not require a
> full release cycle to take effect.
> In addition, this RC passes all pactest tests (it seems I forgot
> pactest existed, heh).
> All major bugs should be closed, and everything should work correctly.
> The bug catcher is here:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/6316
> The only remain items are rebuilding the developer tools and official
> repo scripts to use the new tools.  In all honesty, that should be
> quick, and isn't required until we go live.
> So, test this out.  Let me know if there's any issues:
> http://archlinux.org/~aaron/pacman/pacman-rc-2007.02.21-1-i686.pkg.tar.gz
> For those who don't know, this package installs side-by-side with the
> current pacman.  All commands, configs, and man pages are renamed with
> '3' appended (pacman3, makepkg3, /etc/pacman3.conf).  When this goes
> to testing, this will NOT be the case.
> Enjoy,
> Aaron

Ok, there was a CVS commit in there as I was writing this email.  The
package has been rebuilt and reuploaded, so make sure you get it after
THIS email is sent.  I doubt anyone was fast enough to get the install
in that time.

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