[pacman-dev] [GIT] pacman branch, master now at v3.0.0-434-g48bf088

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 16:34:12 EDT 2007

On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 01:26:58AM -0400, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> commit 47622eef4dd8fd86a0aa0e3ebdb7b33f7c9d6804
> Author: Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>
> Date:   Wed Sep 19 00:21:56 2007 -0500
>     Support for localized times in metadata
>     Packages and DBs now support using the UNIX epoch (seconds since Jan 1, 1970)
>     for use in builddate and installdate. This will only affect newly built
>     packages. Old existing packages with the text format are still supported, but
>     this is deprecated.
>     In the case of removal of text time support, this code will fail gracefully,
>     returning the start of the epoch for broken packages.
>     Signed-off-by: Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>

What about packages built with 3.0 that are installed / upgraded with 3.1 ?
Apparently, for these packages, the build time isn't copied over to the local
database. But the install date is generated and stored, in UNIX epoch.

I am not saying this behavior is bad or anything, I rather just want to check
this is the intended behavior :)

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