[pacman-dev] lstat issue / fileconflict001 pactest + new failing pactest

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Sat Nov 10 19:49:28 EST 2007

> On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 12:59:36AM +0100, Nagy Gabor
> <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> > 3. User does a pacman -Su, which will start extracting about ~1GB
> > data. After 98% of the process pacman detects a fileconflict; and
> > it rollbacks the transaction... User won't be happy. He repeat -Su,
Oops, I forgot to mention, that user certainly fix something before
> > and he get an _other_ fileconflict error at about 99%. User is
> > quite angry now ...
> no, i think the first goal would be to solve the following situation:
> - pacman -Su
> - replace util-linux with utils-linux-ng? yes
> - removing util-linux..
> - checking for file conflicts.. bang
> if you have file conflicts then pacman will just exit and it will not
> re-install util-linux nor will install util-linux-ng on next -Su, so
> the next time the user does a reboot the system won't boot up due the
> missing /bin/mount ;)
> - VMiklos
This is exactly my previously posted pactest file... But you gave a
good reasoning for its importance now.
Bye, ngaba

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