[pacman-dev] [PATCH] libalpm/sync.c : conflicts resolving cleanup.

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 11:14:00 EST 2007

On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 05:04:09PM +0100, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> The original patch from Nagy tried to resolve target vs target conflicts,
> and so broke the following pactests :
> sync040, sync041 and sync990
> Nagy's proposal to solve this situation was to choose the interactive way,
> ask the user how to deal with it:
> either remove pkg1 or remove pkg2 or stop here.
> So he left this as a TODO.
> But instead of trying to resolve these conflicts or asking the user, I
> simply made pacman fail in this case.  It's simpler, and still acceptable in
> my opinion.  However, this broke the following pactests :
> sync893, sync897, sync898, sync992, sync999
> But some of them are rather strange..
> Reference:
> http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2007-October/009745.html
> Signed-off-by: Chantry Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com>

I hope it's not too confusing :)
I wrote the git log from my POV, but let Nagy the author of the commit :p

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