[pacman-dev] The time has come- pacman 3.1 testing releases

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 16:55:35 EST 2007

On Nov 6, 2007 3:35 PM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 10:58:03PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> > 4. One issue is kind of weird, and may be a bug in the way we do
> > replaces handling. Your original pacman.conf will be moved to
> > pacman.conf.pacsave, and the new one installed as pacman.conf. Of
> > course, you will need to do some merging of the config files, but
> > unfortunately they end up backwards from the norm.
> >
> Well, it's not an upgrade here. Even though in this particular case, it's the
> same package, in the general replace case, I don't think the new package has
> to have the same files than the old one. I think it just has to provide the
> same functionality.

Yeah, you beat me here. I said this on IRC to Dan - the problem is
that 'pacman' is removed, which emits all the pacsave files, then
pacman-git is installed.

Curious (not at home) - does pacman-git provide=(pacman) ?

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