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

Scott Horowitz stonecrest at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 13:56:51 EDT 2007

On 9/12/07, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are some particular cases where the previous behavior was better
> imo. Mostly when you reinstall a package for testing/debugging purpose,
> because you have some problems with it.
> Some users even try to reinstall all installed packages sometimes. This would
> lose all REASON information.

That was my first reaction too. I'd argue that it is, in fact, MOST
cases where the previous behavior was better. I'm having trouble
coming up with a use case where you'd ever prefer to have a package's
reason set to explicit if it doesn't absolutely have to be. Can
someone point one out?


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