[pacman-dev] pmtransconv_t + cb_trans_conv

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 12:07:35 EST 2008

2008/2/5 Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>:
> > My opinion is that the backend should not have questions at all. All
> > of the backend functions which need this sort of stuff to function
> > should be redesigned and the questions moved to the front end.
> Well, imho this is an utopian idea. I haven't a clue, how we could do this in
> case of resolvedeps for example (without moving this function to front-end,
> losing flexibility or radically decreasing speed).

It's actually fairly simple, and just requires rethinking of the
process as a whole. resolve-deps is the only reason moving questions
out of the backend is difficult. Dan and I have already talked about
this a little over email. I just need to sit down and code it up

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