[pacman-dev] [PATCH] get_filename : use the FILENAME field from the db.
shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 11:37:39 EST 2008
On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 09:14:40PM -0500, Nathan Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 07:53:02PM +0100, Xavier wrote:
> > As Dan suggested off list, the delta machine should probably work on
> > filenames rather than just versions (in the delta metainfo file from the
> > sync databases for a start).
> > That way we don't need to store filenames in the local db (which
> > wouldn't be used otherwise anyway).
> I suppose so. Doing so would also allow us to check the md5sum of the
> previous package to make sure the delta would apply correctly before
That's if we store both filenames and md5sums in the delta metainfo file?
I think that's what Dan suggested anyway.
Btw, if you are interested in doing that, it would be much appreciated :)
Since it's your code after all, I think you would be more efficient.
But there is no hurry anyway since deltas aren't in use yet.
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