[pacman-dev] New pacman testing RC

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 10:57:38 EST 2007

On 1/22/07, James Rosten <seinfeld90 at gmail.com> wrote:
> After you left IRC, we realized klapmeutz was correct about the provides thing.
> We realized that kernel26beyond said it provides kernel26 in its info, while
> kernel26ck, kernel26mm, and kernel26suspend2 do not say they provide kernel26.
> More evidence pointing to this is that pacman -Ss ^mpd$ (with smoons repo which
> has mpd-svn) shows both mpd and mpd-svn.

Yeah, I didn't even notice it regexes 'provides' as well... in fact,
that doesn't appear documented anywhere and I actually didn't know it
worked that way.

Do we want this behavior?  While I can see if being useful, shouldn't
the actual output contain something to indicate WHY it matched?

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