[pacman-dev] File/Path locations

Andrew Fyfe andrew at neptune-one.net
Tue Jun 19 16:05:37 EDT 2007

Dan McGee wrote:
> On 6/4/07, Andrew Fyfe <andrew at neptune-one.net> wrote:
>> Default behaviour for 'pacman --root'
>> pacman --root /foobar
>>         Root Dir  : /foobar
>>         DB Path   : /foobar/$localstatedir/lib/pacman
>>         Cache Dir : /foobar/$localstatedir/cache/pacman/pkg
>>         Lock File : /foobar/$localstatedir/run/pacman.lck
>>         Cfg File  : /foobar/$sysconfigdir/pacman.conf
> This is a reply to the whole email, but I wanted to highlight stuff
> from above. This is no longer the case- I just eliminated this
> behavior. Every path is independent of the others. ROOTDIR is
> *completely* seperate now.

Sorry this is still bugging me, having to type 'pacman -r ... -b ... -c 
...' is a pain in the ass. 99% of the time when I'm using 'pacman -r' I 
want the same fs layout with a different root dir prefix. Am I the only 
one that uses 'pacman -r' like this most of the time.


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