[pacman-dev] pacman should ask the user on multipile choices

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 14:33:25 EST 2007

On 3/7/07, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am not sure if this is a bug or missing feature; so I sent this to the ml
> first.
> Sometime a package depends on a "meta" package which is provided by more than
> one packages. For example "libgl" or "smtp-server". At the moment pacman just
> installs the first package it founds which is the wrong decision for most
> cases.

Right, this is the current way pacman2 does it.  It's harder to do and
I think it's either in a TODO in the code, or on my TODO.aaron list.
Not sure, but it's planned.

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