[pacman-dev] some limitations of the current front-end, new -D option

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Sep 12 13:15:45 EDT 2007

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 04:44:16PM +0200, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> So what about a new -D (like database) operation: set of commands to modify
> localdb (for experts only;-)?

-D is already used by makepkg. though a relevant patch is here:


so that if foo requires libfoo and libfoo is marked as DEPEND, and later
a use does a -S libfoo its reason will be changed to EXPLICIT. relevant

relevant tests:


- VMiklos
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