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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 15:02:28 EDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 07:57:17PM +0200, Miklos Vajna wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 07:26:52PM +0200, 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.
> sure, it's a matter of taste. to me, the reason EXPLICIT means i
> installed the package explicitly at least once, so i know that package.
> maybe it means something else for others (like some users always do a
> -Sd instead of -S..)
> > Some users even try to reinstall all installed packages sometimes. This would
> > lose all REASON information.
> is this a hobby? :)

I don't know, ask them. Here is the last situation I saw where it happened :

But I already saw it several times in the past as well.

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