[pacman-dev] IgnorePkg handling

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 10:20:00 EST 2007

On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 03:54:51PM +0100, Xavier wrote:
> By the way, isn't it rather strange that the ignorepkg handling in addtarget is made only
> when the package is locally installed?
> For example :
> > sudo pacman -S bash --ignore bash
> :: bash is in IgnorePkg/IgnoreGroup. Install anyway? [Y/n] n
> > sudo pacman -S arts --ignore arts
> resolving dependencies... done.
> looking for inter-conflicts... done.
> Targets: xdg-utils-1.0.2-1  archlinux-menus-1.2-1  kde-common-3.5.8-1  audiofile-0.2.6-3  esd-0.2.38-3  arts-1.5.8-2
> Total Download Size:    1.74 MB
> Proceed with installation? [Y/n]

Thinking about it again, it seems alright to ignore IgnorePkg on -S
If someone has IgnorePkg = arts in pacman.conf, but explictly does a pacman
-S arts, he probably wants to install it.
And no one would ever do pacman -S arts --ignore arts, because that doesn't
make any sense :)

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