[pacman-dev] [PATCH 0/2] Remove REQUIREDBY usage

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Tue Nov 13 13:49:40 EST 2007

Idézés Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:

> On Nov 13, 2007 12:26 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dan, my hero. Looks like pacman 3.1 is going to be significantly better -
> yay.
> >
> > One question while we're on this - we're probably going to need a
> > small script to clean out the requiredby entries from the local DB,
> > just to be concise - of course we should back up the DB first 8)
> Go right ahead, use libalpm for something useful! We should be able to
> do the following- read in the whole localdb, then write every entry
> back. The writeback will effectively clean out the DB.
Well, unneeded %REQUIREDBY% entries in localdbs won't hurt anything. They will
slowly disappear with package updates.

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