[pacman-dev] Odd -Su checkdeps error message
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 09:20:32 EDT 2008
On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 7:32 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> [ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C sudo pacman -Su
>> :: Starting full system upgrade...
>> resolving dependencies...
>> looking for inter-conflicts...
>> error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
>> :: firefox-i18n: requires firefox=3.0
>> [ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C pacman -Qi firefox
>> Name : firefox
>> Version : 3.0-2
>> Hm. What's this?
>> [ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C sudo pacman -Su --debug | grep firefox
>> [12:20:47] debug: new version of 'firefox' found (3.0-2 => 3.0.1-1)
>> [12:20:47] debug: package 'firefox' not found in sync
>> Aha. We should somehow inform the user about the selected packages.
>> Btw, these --debug messages are also odd, (instead of 'firefox' not
>> found in sync (== target list), we should say adding firefox to the
>> target list).
> Some notes:
> 0. We are in string freeze :-/
Debug messages aren't translated, so change these all you want.
> 1. Maybe we should introduce PM_LOG_INFO, alpm cannot send a simple
> message (which is not warning, error or debug).
> 2. I couldn't find any rule for displaying '::' or not...
That is manually output. I've never completely understood it. In this
case, it is really an error, so I'm not sure why we don't use that.
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