[pacman-dev] Backend DB [was: Hypotetic pacman's db structure]

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 07:33:09 EST 2007

2007/11/10, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> On Nov 9, 2007 4:10 PM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> > and finally one more argument for the current implementation: several
> > times i had a hdd crash when parts of the pacman db was affected during
> > fsck. and it was easy to solve. pacman -Qt, it printed 3 packages,
> > reinstall, and you're ready. afaik none of the single-file
> > implementations have this advantage
> I know. I really like the plain text approach. It's very elegant.
> Maybe using something similar to git's packs may help us here. I will
> look into it.

I'd like to resurrect this thread:
(even older is here:

I think it would be a nice change for 3.2.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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