[pacman-dev] package PKGINFO format vs DB format

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Thu May 17 07:35:01 EDT 2007

2007/4/23, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> I may be missing some history here, but I am wondering why the package
> metadata is in a different format than the DB metadata.
> As far as parsing goes, it would be ideal to unify the two formats.
> Does anyone (judd, you're CC'd on this) know any reason to keep two
> different formats, or any tools that would be negatively impacted by
> such a change? Please note, a "negative impact" is not that same as
> "we have to change it for the new format" - more along the lines of
> "we can no longer do XYZ".

I don't know any reason to keep them different.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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