[pacman-dev] Bug with rxvt-unicode version check

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 12:37:21 EST 2007

On Nov 22, 2007 5:32 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This problem already happened. It's not a bug in pacman.
> > It's either an user (well, developer) mistake, or a bug in the repo scripts.
> >
> > cat /var/lib/pacman/sync/extra/rxvt-unicode-8.5a-1/desc
> >  rxvt-unicode-8.4-1-i686.pkg.tar.gz
> >
> Hm. this is not a pacman bug, but maybe pacman could have more sanity checks.
> Maybe it could check that the FILENAME contains VERSION.

No, the whole point of the filename field is to decouple the filename
from being only based on the package name and version. We just happen
to name our files the way we do.


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